Artur Pawlowski was feeding homeless people in downtown Calgary when a dozen police officers surrounded him and slapped him with a $1,200 fine.
Apparently, feeding the homeless is not an “essential activity” and it violates virus lockdown laws.
But watch the video and you’ll see that the police swarm itself violated “social distancing”, and none of the cops themselves were wearing masks. But more to the point: since when did feeding the hungry become a crime?
The sheer insanity of what happened to Artur sounds like fiction.
The charity he was working with was operating outside, which is much safer than any indoor shelter feeding people in close quarters.
But that didn’t matter to the aggressive police officers who cornered him.
Since we heard about this incident, we have retained a lawyer for Artur — Sarah Miller, a Calgary civil liberties lawyer. In fact, this case is the first in…