Tag Archives: face masks

Man Sought In Mask Dispute Wounded In Shootout

Philadelphia’s ABC News affiliate reports: Police say a man who fired shots at an employee after refusing to wear a mask inside a Lehigh Valley cigar shop has been apprehended following a shootout. Adam Zaborowski, 35, of Slatington, Pennsylvania has been charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, and reckless endangerment. According to authorities, around 9:30 a.m. Saturday, an officer …

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Woman Suffers Broken Leg In NJ Mask Dispute [VIDEO]

NorthJersey.com reports: A liver transplant recipient suffered a fractured left tibia after she was thrown to the ground on Wednesday by a woman at Staples after asking her to put her face mask on, police said. Police are searching for the suspect who assaulted 54-year-old Margot Kagan at the Hackensack Avenue Staples, said Capt. Darren DeWitt. Kagan was using one …

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PA Man Shot At Cigar Store Clerk In Mask Dispute

Allentown’s Morning Call reports: Like many other retail stores reopening during the pandemic, workers at Cigars International have been balancing how to stay in business while keeping customers and employees safe. But on Friday, a simple request that a patron wear a mask while inside the Bethlehem Township store erupted in gunfire, leaving its staff rattled and police searching for …

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Dunkin’ Donuts To Require All Customers Wear Masks

Via press release from Dunkin’ Donuts: From the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our priority has been on the safety of our guests, franchisees and their restaurant crew. To help bring consistency to Dunkin’ locations across the country, we will now require that all guests wear a face covering while inside our restaurants beginning Wednesday, August 5. At Dunkin’, …

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Cultist Pastor Vows To Kick In The Teeth Of Dunkin’ Donuts Clerk After Being Asked To Wear Mask [VIDEO]

“I said, ‘If you call me a liar one more time, I’m going to take these work boots and I’m going to kick your teeth down your throat.’ Yes, I said it. And in the moment, I meant it. “I said, ‘Sir, listen to me very closely, I will be back at 5 o’clock tonight to get my two medium …

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Pelosi Imposes Mandatory Mask Rule For US House After Loony Louie Flouted Common Sense, Got COVID

1010 WINS reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said during a call with House Democrats Wednesday that she will introduce a mandatory mask policy for the House of Representatives floor, according to reports. The move comes after Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican who has been vocal about not wearing a face covering at the Capitol, announced on Wednesday that he …

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NYPD SPOX: Two Men Assault Manhattan Trader Joe’s Staffers In Mask Dispute: “Don’t Make Me Get My Gun”

Vice News reports: On July 14, two customers entered a Trader Joe’s grocery store in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan without masks. They refused orders from workers to wear a mask, and began assaulting workers there, according to employees of the store and the New York City Police Department. The men are both in their 30s, and the altercation …

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Man Arrested After Fighting Cops In Mask Dispute

Buffalo’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Mayville man is facing a list of charges after an incident inside a Chautauqua County bank last week. Officers from the Lakewood-Busti police department responded to a call of a disorderly person Wednesday, July 22 inside the Lakewood Keybank. When they got there they found Gerald Hewes, Jr. holding a bank employee up against …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Covidiots Refuse Offers Of Free Masks

The LAist reports: Mask-wearing has people on both sides of the issue expressing strong feelings. So when comedic YouTube duo Chad and JT recently tried literally giving masks away in Huntington Beach (with a healthy sense of humor), it touched a nerve. In their video, which has already garnered more than 1.7 million views since it was posted earlier this …

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FL Sees 9K New Cases, DeSantis Won’t Budge On Masks

Jacksonville’s NBC News affiliate reports:  More than 9,300 new coronavirus cases were reported Sunday in Florida, accompanied by an additional 78 deaths, according to data released by the state Department of Health. As of Sunday, the state had 5,972 total deaths of residents and visitors and 423,855 coronavirus cases, an additional 9,344 cases from the previous day, according to the …

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Trump Cultist Stages Mask Dispute On American Flight

Mediaite reports: Pro-Trump personality David J. Harris Jr. held up an entire American Airlines flight on Saturday for apparently not complying with the company’s mask policy, and instead, made a scene in the noble fight to defend one’s personal “rights” to not wear a face-covering on board. “So because I declared that I have a medical reason to not wear …

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McDonald’s To Require Face Masks Starting August 1st

USA Today reports: McDonald’s will require customers to wear masks or face coverings when entering its 14,000 restaurants nationwide starting Aug. 1. The fast food giant is the latest business to announce it will mandate masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 as cases spike. “While nearly 82% of our restaurants are in states or localities that require facial …

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American Airlines Boots Off Mask Refuser [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: A video posted on Twitter on shows a plane full of people clapping as a woman is asked to leave an American Airlines flight due to not having the appropriate face covering. In the footage, the woman is seen removing her bags from the overhead bins as passengers are seated and ready to depart. All passengers and crew …

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NFL Axes Pre-Season, Mandates Face Masks For Fans

Washington DC’s Fox News affiliate reports: Fans attending NFL games in-person will be required to wear face coverings, according to an official from the league’s public relations office. Brian McCarthy, a PR professional for the NFL, tweeted on Wednesday clarifying that fans would be required to wear face coverings at games. As the NFL season takes place primarily in the …

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Dem Minnesota Gov Issues Statewide Mask Mandate

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports: Gov. Tim Walz announced a statewide mandate Wednesday requiring Minnesotans to wear face masks in stores, public buildings and other places where people gather indoors, a dramatic extension of his emergency powers in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic that still appears on the upswing in many states. The new rules takes effect Saturday and would …

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GOP Ohio Gov Announces Statewide Mask Mandate

Cleveland’s ABC News affiliate reports: Amid a continued rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the state of Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Wednesday that a statewide mask mandate will go into effect beginning Thursday at 6 p.m. The mandate follows similar guidelines as the county-level mask mandates that have been issued in parts of the state that were deemed …

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Miami Cops Deployed To Enforce Stiffened Mask Rules

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: An emerging hospital capacity crunch is prompting cities in Miami-Dade County to release new counter-measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. Miami on Wednesday boosted the penalties for people caught not wearing facial coverings in public. The first offense is a $50 fine, second offense is $100, third is $500 and any additional offenses comes …

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Trump Properties Flout Local Face Mask Mandates

ABC News reports: As the coronavirus surges across the country, several properties owned by President Donald Trump have continued to host gatherings with guests and employees that skirt state and city-mandated face covering ordinances as well as the organization’s own public rules for resuming business during the pandemic. Amid the president’s mixed signals, in recent weeks guests and employees at …

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Marriott To Require Masks In Lobbies, Public Spaces

USA Today reports: Marriott hotels will require guests to wear masks in lobbies and other public spaces starting July 27. The Bethesda, Maryland-based hotel giant — which has more than 7,300 hotels worldwide — has been requiring employees to wear masks for several months. But in a video message released Monday, CEO Arne Sorenson said the mandate is being extended …

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Cultist Republicans Rush To Hail Trump’s Mask Tweet

CNN reports: President Donald Trump tweeted an image of himself wearing a face mask and indirectly called the act “patriotic” on Monday — a clear pivot away from his earlier reluctance to wear a facial covering in public. The shift to encouraging mask-wearing was primarily motivated by floundering poll numbers. For months, aides tried to get Trump to wear a …

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