I'm actually a bit surprised that action against the store clerks and restaurant staff enforcing this nonsense isn't more common. While killing people isn't likely to be good politics, lesser actions like pepper spray that make staff afraid to ask (esp re: checking green passes) will likely be effective at making the mandates toothless.

They don't have enough police to protect everyone.

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@pete yikes. How about just not shopping at stores that enforce the rules instead of assaulting people.

@harding @pete > not shopping at stores that enforce the rules
> living in germany and want to eat

times are tough

@skells @pete take a nice aftermoon drive in the country to buy from a farmer directly or to go across a border. Buy lots of nonperishables so you din't need to do it often.

@harding @pete sure, always workarounds

Germany =/= US though and not everyone has the time to piss around

killing someone is a real roundabout way to get hot meals though

@harding You know in Italy you need a green pass to pick up your kids from school.

@benis @harding Lots of schools require you to enter. Also, you need to enter to sign up your kid, among many other things.

@pete @benis @harding Most schools also require you to wear clothes when you enter. Do you also recommend people to employ pepper spray to defend themselves against such mandates?

@kekcoin @benis @harding Clothes don't cause myocarditis. And of course, people _have_ fought hard to wear what they want in public, even as employees of schools.

@pete @benis @harding And neither does seeing a naked person. Point not so much being to try to quantify what is a worse tradeoff, more the point that maybe don't promote violence.

@kekcoin @benis @harding Yeah, you've got that logic backwards. There's a lower bar to mandating clothing be worn due to the lack of risk to the wearer than to mandating people get risky injections with no long term testing. And _even with regard to public nudity_ people have fought that and won.

@kekcoin @benis @harding Note that in Canada the section of the criminal code on public nudity actually requires any prosecutions to get the consent of the Attorney General first. This is specifically because the law is recognized to be dubious and the legal system wants top-level review before it gets used.

Really good chance that in your hypothetical you don't actually get charged with public nudity.

@pete @benis @harding I'd love to see you prove that last point.

And to clear up any confusion - I am not arguing in favour of vaccine mandates. Just that murdering (or pepperspraying) random clerks doesn't actually hurt the people who made the vaccine mandatory.

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