The pastor who made international headlines after twice kicking out Calgary police from his church because of their seeking to disrupt his service, chiding them for their obscene presence on his property and screaming at them from the top of his lungs that they are behaving like “a bunch of Gespato Nazi Communists Fascists!” is facing a new ultimatum from the government and Alberta Health Services “Let us crash your church service or go to jail.”
The authorities have been granted a warrant that gives police permission to enter the church from 8am- 8pm, 7 days a week, and to inspect the service to ensure that not more than 15% of people are gathered, as well as they are following social distancing protocols. Interference or denying them access in any way, such as chasing them off and blasting them as a bunch of freedom-stealing Nazis, will result in the police being given the power to “do anything necessary” to arrest him for obstruction.
Rebel News has obtained a copy of the court order, which reads in part:
In the event the Respondent, Artur Pawlowski or any other person refuse to grant any Executive Officer access to the Premises or hinders or interferes with the Executive Officer in the exercise of his or her powers, then any member of Police Service…shall be permitted to accompany and assist the Executive Officer and use such reasonable force as they consider appropriate to gain access to the Premises and allow the Executive Officer (or anyone assisting the Executive Officer) to exercise his or her powers pursuant to section 59 of the Act…”
It is further ordered that, in making an arrest under this Order, Law Enforcement is authorized to do anything necessary to carry out the arrest, including the use of as much reasonable force as may be necessary to make the arrest, and without warrant to enter any place where on reasonable grounds Law Enforcement believes that the offending person may be found.
Sadly, it looks like Pastor James Coates won’t be the only Alberta pastor heading to jail for the great crime of preaching in his church and declaring “God over government” in how the church is run.