The ‘People’s Convoy’ has started here in America with more than two dozen 18-wheelers, 50 pickup trucks, and numerous recreational vehicles. The left Adelanto, California for an 11-day drive to Washington, D.C. calling for an end to all vaccine and mask requirements.
The truckers are outspoken about what they want, not just for themselves, but for all people. Very similar to the Freedom Convoy that was violently dispersed in Canada when police trampled and beat the peaceful protesters.
“It’s important to stand up for freedom, and some people are too afraid to do it. I’m not too afraid to do it, I’m just not too afraid. People got to stand up for your rights, those basic rights we got to have. We’re not going to let anybody take them away,” said Johnny Jenkins, a 29-year-old truck driver from Georgia, as he prepared to make the 2,500-mile journey.
“I love America, but our freedoms will be stripped away if we don’t stand up for our rights,” said driver Larry Horton, 49, who lives in Nevada. “This ride is not about truckers, it’s about America.”
The ‘People’s Conovy’ is scheduled to arrive in Washington, D.C. on March 5 when former vice president Joe Biden is supposed to give the State of the Union address.
Those who organized the truckers have stated that they are protesting against mask mandates, vaccine mandates, and high gas prices. They are also demanding that the government end the emergency declaration first begun under the Trump administration.
“We the People of the United States, in Order to restore our once perfect Union, re-establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense of all, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty, do ordain and establish the restoration movement of The People’s Convoy for the United States of America.”
WE DEMAND THE DECLARATION OF NATIONAL EMERGENCY CONCERNING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC BE LIFTED IMMEDIATELY AND OUR CHERISHED CONSTITUTION REIGN SUPREME.
WE ARE THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND WE STAND TOGETHER UNDER THE BANNER OF FREEDOM – FREEDOM IS THE ONE THING THAT UNITES US ALL. LIBERTY FLOWS THROUGH ALL OF OUR VEINS.
WHO WE ARE: We are truckers, moms, students, nurses, doctors, investors, county workers, teachers, cowboys, loggers, engineers, sanitation workers, professors, cashiers, flight attendants, pilots, sales reps, physical therapists. WE ARE, fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, married, single, divorced, separated, gay, straight. WE ARE Black, White, Asian, Native American. WE ARE immigrants, natives: WE ARE citizens of the free world.
To our elected officials that believe they rule us: YOU work for US. Our constitution was written to provide enough power to act on a national level, but not enough to deprive the people of fundamental rights. The people are prepared to see this challenge through — as we have seen through all challenges to our Freedom in the past. And we will prevail and prosper.
To our brave and courageous neighbors to the North — our Canadian brothers and sisters who led the charge — we join your call to Freedom with THE PEOPLE’S CONVOY.
LET THE GOLDEN LIGHT OF LIBERTY BURN BRIGHT: LET FREEDOM ROLL!!
If you want to donate to the ‘People’s Convoy’ you can HERE.
“To the truck drivers around the world: Now is your time to stand up. Now is your time to usher in a renaissance time of freedom,” said organizer Brian Brase at the rally. “Do not bow down.”
“I came down from Tacoma, Washington,” said truck driver Kris Barnes, 42. “I plan on traveling with the convoy pass Texas, then drop a load off in Mississippi before heading north.”
“You know, the human spirit can be injured and wounded, but you can’t kill it,” Convoy co-founder Maureen Steele told the Daily Press. “Every creed and color, every persuasion and nationality are here and it’s an inspirational scene. And most of the crowd aren’t even truckers, just regular Americans who love their country and are wishing the truckers well.”
Preparations are being made in Washington for the expected arrival of the convoy and other similar protests in the coming days. The Pentagon said it had approved 400 National Guard troops from the District of Columbia, who would not carry weapons, to help at traffic posts from Saturday through March 7.