RT: “People of Color” EXEMPT from mandatory face mask rule!!!


RT: “People of Color” EXEMPT from mandatory face mask rule!!!


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In Lincoln County, #Oregon, not being #racist may be more important than being alive.⁣


The authorities there have made wearing face #masks compulsory to protect against #Covid-19 unless you are a ‘person of color’ with a ‘heightened concern about racial profiling and harassment.’ People with certain disabilities and children under 12-years-old are also exempt from the rule. For everyone else face coverings must be worn in all public settings.⁣

Some #Netizens have suggested this could be illegal, and that it ignores statistics suggesting ‘people of color’ are the most vulnerable to #coronavirus.⁣

On the other hand, ReNika Moore, director of the #ACLU’s Racial Justice Program, said ‘Not wearing a protective bandana goes against #CDC recommendations and increases the risk of contracting Covid-19, but wearing one could mean putting their lives at risk of getting shot or killed because of racially-biased targeting.’ What do you think?

 

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In Lincoln County, #Oregon, not being #racist may be more important than being alive.⁣ ⁣ The authorities there have made wearing face #masks compulsory to protect against #Covid-19 unless you are a ‘person of color’ with a ‘heightened concern about racial profiling and harassment.’ People with certain disabilities and children under 12-years-old are also exempt from the rule. For everyone else face coverings must be worn in all public settings.⁣ ⁣ Some #Netizens have suggested this could be illegal, and that it ignores statistics suggesting ‘people of color’ are the most vulnerable to #coronavirus.⁣ ⁣ On the other hand, ReNika Moore, director of the #ACLU’s Racial Justice Program, said ‘Not wearing a protective bandana goes against #CDC recommendations and increases the risk of contracting Covid-19, but wearing one could mean putting their lives at risk of getting shot or killed because of racially-biased targeting.’ What do you think?

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