Calgary Police Services detained a teen activist who opposes indoctrinating kids with transgender ideology on Wednesday only weeks after Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek brought into effect a radical law that banned protesting against drag queen events.
Josh Alexander, who is a minor, was handcuffed and dragged away from a gang of far-left activists by CPS officers.
Alexander is a Save Canada activist who has been politically targeted for opposing far-left views.
In February, Alexander was arrested and charged with trespassing at a drag queen event. Alexander said he was charged “for continuing to quote scripture after being told to leave.”
Earlier this year, Gondek and Calgary’s woke City Council passed a street harassment bylaw to ban lawful protests within a 100 metre radius of any location where a drag queen story hour is taking place.
Those found violating Gondek’s decree could face a $500 fine for simply protesting against the sexualization of children.
“At Council on January 17, I pushed for a better way to address protests rooted in hatred,” said Gondek in February.
Gondek added “(Calgary) will leverage our street harassment bylaw to fine those who openly communicate hateful messaging, to stop them in the act.”
Additional footage of the incident on Wednesday show Alexander with his hands up being shoved around by activists.
In March, the city had proposed the “Safe and Inclusive Access Bylaw” which Calgary’s city council later passed by a 10 – 5 vote.
The bylaw called to fine “specified” protesters who “intimidate,” which was a reference to drag-queen story hour protesters, or, more generally, those who believe “trans-rights” have usurped women’s rights and children’s rights.
Calgary’s Mayor Gondek had promised to do something about what she called were “hateful” Drag-Queen Story Hour protesters.
The bylaw requires protesters to stay 100 meters away from the entrances to public facilities of events they wish to protest.