Australian man distressed by vaccine mandates sets himself and car on fire in Victoria.

It is being reported that another Victorian has set themselves and their car on fire, this time in Richmond. Eyewitness accounts obtained by the Herald Sun from people that helped the burning man indicate he was distressed by vaccine mandates.

“He poured gas on himself and on his car. It was on purpose,” Ms O’Connor said.

“He was screaming about mandates,” she said.”

“He was screaming: no vax ID and throwing books.”

From these witness statements alone, it’s clear that this incident is partly or completely due to the distress and mental harm caused by our State government’s discriminatory vaccine mandates.

Our State & Federal leadership should be ashamed of normalising these practices of discrimination and segregation, especially through the use of coercion by denying individuals the ability to earn a living and participate in society. Now that these questionable methods have helped achieve high rates of vaccination, should it be acceptable to continue these practices to ensure booster uptake remains high?

In my opinion, we must abolish these divisive mandates, and demand accountability from those that continue to champion them without regard for the harm being done to the welfare of all Victorians.

Source: Matt D / FB / Herald Sun

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