Brexit Opposition Mounting in Great Britain

When the British people were given the chance to vote on Brexit – leaving the European Union – they passed the measure, claiming that wanted to retain their own identity and power and did not like the way the EU was running things.

Those opposed Brexit have never given up, even after the national vote and like a wind on the water, they have been stirring up larger and larger waves of discontent among the people.

British Prime Minister Theresa May recently stated that she would not consider any deal concerning Brexit, a move that further agitated the waters.

On Sunday, 100,000 people marched in London showing support for a new referendum deal on Brexit, a deal that May said no to.

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(The Guardian) – At least 100,000 people took to the streets yesterday as part of the largest ever demonstration of support for a new referendum over Britain’s final Brexit deal.

With more businesses poised to issue dire Brexit warnings this week and senior Tories already drawing up plans to soften Theresa May’s exit proposals, organisers of the march on Sunday said it showed Britain’s departure from the European Union was not a “done deal”.

A former aide to Margaret Thatcher, several Labour MPs and pro-EU campaigners from across Britain took part in the demonstration, marking two years since the Brexit vote. Organisers said that people from every region and walk of life were among those who took part in the march down Whitehall.

Conservative supporters marched alongside Labour voters and Liberal Democrats during the protest, which saw angry denunciations of the chaos that has ensued inside government since the Brexit vote. Labour’s leadership also came under pressure at the march for refusing to back a second public vote. There were chants of “Where’s Jeremy Corbyn” from the crowd. The Labour leader was on a visit to a Palestinian refugee camp…

The fear among many of the British discontents is that when Great Britain does official leave the European Union that it would not hurt British trade with the rest of Europe.

They fear that Great Britain will be treated like an outside foreign nation and that it could negatively impact the trade with other European countries that they rely on.

Without that trade, it could cause economic chaos for British, something that opposition leaders have been using to scare the people with.

London’s Muslim Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has been calling for a second national vote on whether or not to leave the EU, but those that support Brexit don’t want a second vote.

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David Jolly
R.L. David Jolly holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and an M.S. in Biology – Population Genetics. He has worked in a number of fields, giving him a broad perspective on life, business, economics and politics. He is a very conservative Christian, husband, father and grandfather who cares deeply for his Savior, family and the future of our troubled nation.

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