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The People's Freedom Convoy passes through Oklahoma

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Posted at 4:50 PM, Feb 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-28 15:27:49-05

VINITA, Okla — The People's Convoy drove through Oklahoma Sunday passing through Tulsa.

This is a group of individuals traveling by truck across the United States to Washington D.C. to protest COVID-19 mandates.

From Tulsa to Vinita Interstate 44 and overpasses were lined with cars and people supporting The People's Convoy waving flags and holding signs.

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One couple drove two hours from Springfield, Missouri to show their support.

Rob Kelsey told 2 News, “whether you wanna be vaccinated or unvaccinated. Whatever church you want to go to or religion you want we’re for freedom. How you want to live your life in this country within the laws of the land that’s what we’re here for.”

The convoy stopped in Big Cabin where they held a rally and took a rest for the night before continuing their journey on Monday.

One of the co-organizers, Brian Brase, said the atmosphere of the convoy has been emotional so far, seeing all the support as they continue their drive.

“I don’t think there been a single overpass from New Mexico to here that it didn’t have people on it," Brase said.

He said their mission is to end the national state of emergency, end the vaccine mandates, restore liberty and freedom.

“We’re looking for some accountability of our elected and unelected officials. We want through bipartisan congressional hearings and investigations into the origins of the covid-19 pandemic and both the federal and state levels of governments responses to this pandemic," Brase said.

People came from near and far, even from Kansas and Missouri to witness the convoy and show their support.

Janet Adamsom from Derby, Kansas said her dad was a trucker and that's why she wanted to come to show support.

“I know my dad if he was still alive, he would have wanted to have been here and if he couldn’t be here, he would have wanted to be her win spirit," Adamsom said.

The convoy will continue their long journey across the country with an end goal of reaching our nation’s capitol on March 5th.

Brase couldn't share any details about their plans when they reach Washington D.C. but told 2 News, "we’re not going away until we get what we want."

“Go truckers. We’re behind you. Thank you for what you’re doing,” Adamsom said.

The convoy will meet at 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, to discuss the route to their next location.

From Big Cabin they are headed to Sullivan, Missouri.


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