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New York Weighs Face Mask Ban in Response to Antisemitic Attacks

Posted on AllSides June 16th, 2024
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The New York governor says she is motivated, in part, by a recent antisemitic incident by masked protesters on the New York City subway. Governor Hochul is considering a ban on facemasks on the New York City subway system to deter crime, specifically antisemitic attacks, after a recent incident that saw several protesters harassing Jews. After a video of the incident went viral, Ms. Hochul said she wants a solution to prevent such attacks in the future. “We will not tolerate individuals using masks to evade responsibility for criminal or...

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