Last Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that Governor Ron DeSantis (R) can impanel a grand jury to look into COVID-vaccine manufacturers Pfizer and Moderna for possible misconduct. In question: Can the mRNA vaccines cause heart problems, and were the makers aware of the issue?
The court issued the following statement:
“A statewide grand jury shall be promptly impaneled for a term of twelve calendar months, to run from the date of impanelment, with jurisdiction throughout the State of Florida, to investigate crime, return indictments, make presentments, and otherwise perform all functions of a grand jury with regard to the offenses stated herein.”
Governor DeSantis argued in his petition to the court earlier this month that the Florida Department of Health “found an increase in the relative incidence of cardiac-related deaths among males 18-39 years old within 28 days following mRNA vaccination.”
The New York Post reported:
“‘In Florida, it is illegal to mislead and misrepresent, especially when you are talking about the efficacy of a drug,’ DeSantis said during a roundtable with state Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo and a number of scientists and physicians last week.
“‘We’ll be able to get the data whether they want to give it or not,’ added DeSantis.”
In accordance with the court’s decision, an inquest will be looking at the following aspects:
“(a) Individuals, persons, and entities, including, but not limited to, pharmaceutical manufacturers (and their executive officers) and other medical associations or organizations involved in the design, development, clinical testing or investigation, manufacture, marketing, representation, advertising, promotion, labeling, distribution, formulation, packing, sale, purchase, donation, dispensing, prescribing, administration, or use of vaccines purported to prevent COVID-19 infection, symptoms, and transmission;
“(b) other criminal activity or wrongdoing that the statewide grand jury uncovers during the course of the investigation if it determines that pursuing the criminal activity or wrongdoing is in the best interests of the investigation.”
The decision is another victory on the growing list of triumphs for the popular Republican governor, who breezed to re-election in November and is considered to have a solid chance of becoming a future presidential candidate. Naturally, it's no surprise that the leftist media is already in a state of panic and accusing him of being a vaccine skeptic—as if that's a negative thing, given the lessons we've learned—and making a point to emphasize that he has been in contact with individuals such as Stanford professor Dr. Jay Bhattacharya and Dr. Martin Kuldorff, co-authors of the Great Barrington Declaration. (This October 2020 declaration was among the first pieces of writing by prominent scientists who sounded the alarm over the dangers of the tyrannical COVID policies enacted by many governments that worked in tandem with the vaccine industry.)
DeSantis is right to investigate the issue. Many medical professionals and scientists are concerned (but are generally restricted from sharing their concerns), and there is a growing body of evidence that suggests that vaccines may actually cause harm to some individuals. There's no harm in asking questions, but it seems odd that many people are afraid of this line of questioning. If the answer is “no, there’s nothing to see here,” then we're a better nation and can feel more secure about the criticisms. Why wouldn't vaccine manufacturers and proponents want to know that?
As RedState journalist Bonchie wrote in one of his articles: “These massive corporations joined hands with the government via ‘Operation Warp Speed’ to secure billions in profits without having to stand behind their products and statements at all. That’s just not how things should work. These companies should be held accountable for misleading Americans and profiting from the mandates they supported.”
Sunlight is the most effective disinfectant. Governor DeSantis shines a vital light on a system that has left the majority of people in darkness.