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Far right loon Jayda Fransen flogging fake vaccine exemption cards for a tenner

The English born racist started up her own party in response to lockdown measures having quit as leader of Britain First
Racist Jayda Fransen

Racist Jayda Fransen

Steven Moore

Far right loon Jayda Fransen is giving out worthless vaccine and mask exemption cards in return for a tenner, we can reveal.

Despite a tightening of the rules surrounding the wearing of face coverings in public places coming into force this week, Jayda has been flat-out emailing her British Freedom Party members with promises of 'free' exemption cards if they donate to the right-wing party.

Last year she was giving them out for just £3.89 but now it will cost you a £10 donation to her so-called political party.

And despite the fact it will be illegal not to wear a face covering in a plethora of public places without proper medical proof of an exemption from Friday, Fransen is still peddling her lanyards without any medical checks.

Sean Snow with his newborn baby at the protest

Sean Snow with his newborn baby at the protest

It comes as more than 1,000 people once again gathered in Belfast city centre on Friday for another anti-vaccine passport and mask protest.

Presumably many of them are not vaccinated and they were not wearing masks as they were crammed into a small space at the front of the City Hall.

Once again protest organiser Sean Snow refused our offer of an interview after we approached him at the event.

Fransen's political ally, former TUV councillor Jolene Bunting, was present at the event and police warned organisers to control the crowd to make sure the road wasn't closed as it has had to be at previous events.

However, police were forced to close Donegall Square North and Wellington Place for a short period.

Alliance Party health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw urged those protesting to consider the strain mass gatherings could have on the already stretched NHS.

She told us: "While there is a right to assemble and protest, that right comes with a responsibility not to do so in a manner which is damaging to public health or which advocates actions contrary to the public health message.

"I urge everyone to reflect on the job being done by our health and other public service workers in exceedingly difficult circumstances. As responsible citizens, we should ensure our actions do not increase their burden as they face a difficult January.

"Those who wish to protest are entitled to do so, but I would urge them to take precautions as per the public health advice and to consider those who are working on our behalf under significant strain."

Protest organiser Sean Snow, who bottled an interview with this paper last month despite moaning mainstream media wasn't giving them a fair shout, has also been flat-out promoting the protest which he called 'Say No to Medical Tyranny'.

A protester at the march

A protester at the march

He has also been busy promoting anti-mask-wearing campaign including lengthy documents he claims demonstrates there is "no moral nor civic responsibility for any single member of the public to seek a medical exemption".

He was front and centre on Friday again after calling for thousands to hit the streets to protest at the vaccine passports and new face covering rules.

We approached him once again, minutes before the event started, to offer him an opportunity to give his reasons for opposing the vaccine passport and masks.

But once again he refused to speak to us.

Holding his newborn baby in his arms, we congratulated him on the birth but when asked if he had changed his mind about speaking to us, he politely replied: "No, thanks. Not after the last time, but thanks for the congratulations."

Last month we offered Sean a chance to put his argument across in an interview. We wanted to ask him about his claims and whether he was serious about picketing businesses for merely complying with the vaccine passport regulations.

The crowd

The crowd

But he said he didn't like being in the spotlight, blocked us from messaging him back on Facebook and threatened to call the cops, claiming we had assaulted him by writing about him.

On Friday, Snow took to the platform to thank the crowd for turning up and then turned on Health Minister Robin Swann leading the crowd in a chant of "Swann must go".

The crowd was no bigger than previous protests and one protest organiser told the Sunday World: "I know we are preaching to the converted at these protests but we have more plans about ways to reach the general public in the future."

Meanwhile Jayda Fransen, who has been jailed for hate speech, has continued to rake in the cash for her 'party' throughout the pandemic though she hasn't been seen at any of the anti-passport protests.

The English born racist - who has campaigned against Covid lockdown measures throughout the pandemic - started up her own party in response to government lockdown measures having quit as leader of Britain First.

More protesters

More protesters

Despite face coverings being made mandatory, Fransen was still trying to cash in this week.

In a personal-style email to her followers, the convicted hate preacher, who's based in Donaghadee, says: "I will not comply! BFP are empowering our people throughout the United Kingdom to say NO to this tyranny.

"Our exempt cards & lanyards are going fast! The British Freedom Party support the rights of those who are exempt from wearing face masks and being vaccinated.

"We will NEVER give up fighting for the rights of our people. Support our 'Campaign for Freedom' by making a donation and receive a Free NHS Covid Pass/Face Mask Exempt Card & Lanyard."

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