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Why far-right protesters are wearing Hawaiian print

From 4chan meme to Aloha shirts, armed Americans prepare for 'The Boogaloo'

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1:23pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

A member of a North Carolina anti-lockdown group says he's 'willing to kill people' to defend his rights

  • ReOpen NC, an anti-lockdown group that has entered the spotlight for its protests across North Carolina, may use violence to ward off public-health measures, says one member.
  • "Are we willing to kill people?" asked Adam Smith, the husband of …

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    7:10am PDT - May 26th, 2020

Why anti-lockdown protests are a 'magnet' for white supremacists and far-right extremists

  • Protests over state-mandated social distancing and business closures weren't started by extremist groups — but white supremacists and those with similar ideologies have seized upon them across the US.
  • According to experts who study extremist…

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    9:50am PDT - May 20th, 2020

Republican claims Hitler not a white supremacist after comparing coronavirus measures to Nazi rule

Representative's comments deemed 'disgusting' by Jewish colleague

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6:06am PDT - May 17th, 2020

Immunocompromised NC man fights back against reopen protesters with message from plane

An immunocompromised North Carolina man hired an airplane to fly a banner reading "Fewer Graves If We Reopen in Waves" as a counter protest against demonstrators calling for the state to lift its stay-at-home restrictions...

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3:01pm PDT - May 14th, 2020

Immunocompromised man in North Carolina has a message for protesters wanting to reopen his state. He got a plane to deliver it

A North Carolina man hired an airplane to orchestrate a high-flying counter protest in response to demonstrators who are demanding the state lift its stay-at-home restrictions during the coronavirus.

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2:06pm PDT - May 13th, 2020

Virus restrictions fuel anti-government 'boogaloo' movement

It's a fringe movement with roots in a online meme culture steeped in irony and dark humor

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11:25am PDT - May 13th, 2020

Coronavirus: Wisconsin supreme court throws out stay-at-home order

Conservative majority says order is 'unlawful, invalid and unenforceable' in ruling that sides with Republicans who sued over quarantine

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10:35am PDT - May 13th, 2020

Tensions over restrictions spark violence and defiance among protesters as Trump pushes states to reopen - Washington Post

  1. Tensions over restrictions spark violence and defiance among protesters as Trump pushes states to reopen  Washington Post
  2. Fresno Councilman Cited After Anti-Lockdown Protesters Confront Him at Home  The Daily Beast
  3. California counc…

    raleigh protest - The Washington Post
    3:28am PDT - May 13th, 2020

Photos of armed protesters in North Carolina carrying a rocket launcher, shotguns, and pistols while ordering food at a Subway restaurant go viral

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  • Photos of armed protesters ordering sandwiches at a Subway restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina Saturday quickly went viral over the weekend.
  • The protesters marched through Raleigh's downtown streets to oppos…

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    1:47pm PDT - May 11th, 2020

Anti-lockdown protesters enter Subway with heavy weapons

The group claimed they were "simply out for some fresh air, sunshine, and exercise."

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12:45pm PDT - May 11th, 2020

Armed stay-at-home demonstrators visit North Carolina Subway shop

A group of protestors who demonstrated against North Carolina's coronavirus restrictions gained national attention over the weekend after carrying an assortment of different weapons into a Subway sandwich shop...

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5:38am PDT - May 11th, 2020

Armed anti-lockdown demonstrators seen ordering at Subway restaurant in North Carolina

A group of anti-lockdown demonstrators walked the streets of Raleigh, N.C., over the weekend holding various forms of weaponry while ordering from a local subway restaurant in protest of its stay at home order.

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3:25am PDT - May 11th, 2020

Anti-lockdown protesters carry weapons into North Carolina sandwich shop

Anti-lockdown protesters were seen carrying weapons inside a Subway sandwich shop in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday.

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4:13pm PDT - May 10th, 2020

The ‘Boogaloo Bois’ Are Bringing Their AR-15s and Civil War Ideology to the Lockdown Protests

The far-right “boogaloo” meme, which refers to an impending civil war or violent anti-government rebellion, is now spilling out into the real world.

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6:20am PDT - May 8th, 2020

Protesters with Guns Rally Against North Carolina Stay-at-Home Order

Protesters with guns rallied against North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper's (D) stay-at-home order on Friday.

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9:49am PDT - May 1st, 2020

Best and Worst States at Social Distancing Revealed

Just over two weeks ago, the U.S. saw a 70 percent decrease in non-essential visits and a 82-94 percent decrease in human encounters among residents since social distancing guidelines were issued.

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12:34am PDT - April 30th, 2020

North Carolina tattoo studio owner arrested for reopening under despite restrictions

A North Carolina tattoo studio owner was arrested Wednesday after opening his business despite statewide restrictions shuttering nonessential businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. Matthew "Ja...

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2:18pm PDT - April 29th, 2020

Activist leading push to reopen North Carolina vows to continue after arrest

A North Carolina activist who was arrested earlier this week has vowed to continue leading demonstrations calling for the state to lift restrictions intended to help contain the coronavirus.Four people, including c...

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1:18pm PDT - April 29th, 2020