“It does not matter where you stand on the pandemic, or vaccines, or what you think the best health measures are. This is about choosing whether we will face those issues as free citizens in a free country or whether we will face those issues as slaves in a police state.” Shawn Buckley is not mincing words. He continues, “Your actions are not without consequences.” In this discussion paper, he examines Canadians’ loss of freedoms and government restrictions through a historical and legal lens. He also elucidates the impact of fear, and brings attention to rampant coercion, governmental overreach, and the loss of civil liberties. There comes a time in all situations that we find ourselves with a decision to make. That time is here.