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VladmireTrumpkins

(370 posts)
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:11 PM May 2020

Oklahoma City repeals mask requirement after customers threaten store employees with guns

Once again guns are being brought out... sickening


Officials in Stillwater, Okla., on Friday walked back a requirement that people wear face masks inside reopened stores and restaurants, citing threats of violence and physical abuse directed at employees.

Mayor Will Joyce, an independent, amended his emergency declaration on the same day it took effect “in response to concerns voiced by business proprietors and citizens,” according to a news release. The anger directed toward store employees started in the first three hours businesses were open and included a threat of gun violence.

State and local governments have included a requirement that people wear masks in at least some circumstances as part of their reopening plans.

In Stillwater, many people objecting to the mask requirement cited their belief that the rule is unconstitutional,


https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/05/02/coronavirus-latest-news/#link-RWSW4SJMRFBNBOTT3WGA7E3QIY

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Oklahoma City repeals mask requirement after customers threaten store employees with guns (Original Post) VladmireTrumpkins May 2020 OP
The stupid... RANDYWILDMAN May 2020 #1
Nothing quite as predictable as rednecks. nt Codeine May 2020 #2
What's next? Buckeye_Democrat May 2020 #3
If they don't want to wear masks, someone will be Cyrano May 2020 #4
Threats? Where were the police? Chainfire May 2020 #5
With respect to (those that deserve such) the people wearing uniform stopdiggin May 2020 #15
And caving to their intimidation only enboldens them further. alwaysinasnit May 2020 #6
And they are... Newest Reality May 2020 #10
Yup. They are authoritarian followers, taking their cues from the Bungler-in-Chief. alwaysinasnit May 2020 #13
So fucked up. smirkymonkey May 2020 #7
must be some place. stillcool May 2020 #8
No Shirt, No Shoes, No Mask, No Service MacKasey May 2020 #9
I've been to a lot of places in my life, either living for long periods or just visiting for work or sdfernando May 2020 #11
Gee, I had always just ASSUMED that all fifty states and the municipalities in them Atticus May 2020 #12
Your subject line is confusing, since it is Stillwater, Oklahoma, and not Oklahoma City fishwax May 2020 #14
This is TERRORISM. Ferrets are Cool May 2020 #16
Yep. It just empowers more crazies. TheBlackAdder May 2020 #17

Cyrano

(14,993 posts)
4. If they don't want to wear masks, someone will be
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:16 PM
May 2020

"prying their guns out of their cold dead hands." Unfortunately, their insanity will result in lots of sane people getting infected.

stopdiggin

(10,916 posts)
15. With respect to (those that deserve such) the people wearing uniform
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:53 PM
May 2020

if you don't think that some of their co-workers are part of this crowd .. then you are sadly misinformed.

I will also point you to the actions, or non-action (with obvious directive), of the LE officers at the state capital in MI. Is it frustrating? Oh, hell yes! But you're probably saving lives by allowing the infants to have their little "mad" .. and encouraging everyone to go on home to their families.

Newest Reality

(12,712 posts)
10. And they are...
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:29 PM
May 2020

And they are emboldened by their Terrorist in Chief, (in the stochastic sense). Mr. Total Authority, Inc.

When things like that start happening, a real President, (the kind that has any concern for his/her people) would be calling that out and asking people to respect the procedures and their fellow Americans.

Not General Cockwomble. You can condone things by way of omission, and/or via AstroTurf, propaganda outlets posing as news, etc. We are dealing with people who either are unable or unwilling to think for themselves. They are more like confused, adolescent, wind-up robots who look for authority figures and bobble-heads to tell them what to do. And they do it, as if by remote control.

 

smirkymonkey

(63,221 posts)
7. So fucked up.
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:26 PM
May 2020

I am so glad I live in a blue city in a blue state. I couldn't bear to live around people who thought and behaved that way.

sdfernando

(4,877 posts)
11. I've been to a lot of places in my life, either living for long periods or just visiting for work or
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:32 PM
May 2020

on vacation.

I've NEVER set foot in Oklahoma and now I NEVER WILL.

Doesn't seem like there is anything to see over there anyway, lots of flat land, tornadoes...and really freaky people.....no thanks.

Condolences to the DU's that reside there. I just don't think there are enough of you.

Atticus

(15,124 posts)
12. Gee, I had always just ASSUMED that all fifty states and the municipalities in them
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:37 PM
May 2020

had police forces, even if they just consisted of Andy and "Barn".

fishwax

(29,145 posts)
14. Your subject line is confusing, since it is Stillwater, Oklahoma, and not Oklahoma City
Sat May 2, 2020, 01:50 PM
May 2020

Making the C in city lowercase would help to reduce the confusion and make it technically accurate, but just saying Stillwater OK instead of Oklahoma City would be better.

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