'Freedom rally' organizers charged after 200-person event - News Summed Up

'Freedom rally' organizers charged after 200-person event


Three women who organized London's "Lawful Freedom Rally" are facing charges for hosting an event that exceeded provincial gathering limits. London police say they had identified the three organizers prior to the event and told them that hosting a large rally would violate the Reopening Ontario Act and could lead to charges. Members of the police attended the rally and confirmed the number of participants exceeded the outdoor gathering limit of 25 people. Around 200 people attended the rally on Sunday protesting COVID-19 public health measures, calling them an infringement on their rights. (Sofia Rodriguez/CBC)Now, the three London women, aged 36, 37 and 44, have been charged with hosting an outdoor gathering and participating in an outdoor gathering exceeding the number of people permitted.


Source: CBC News November 25, 2020 20:48 UTC



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