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‘I have the right to explain to you that mask doesn’t help’: Woman badgers Half Price Books manager over mask policy

'Why can't people just not be difficult?!'

On Jun 18, 2022 by Brooke Sjoberg

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‘Who do you think you are?’: Patti LuPone blasts Karen audience member who wouldn’t put her mask up during Broadway show

'After 2 years, it disgusts me that people still think they can disregard rules meant to prevent people from becoming ill and dying.'

On May 11, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘This is not America anymore’: Man says Spirit Airlines made him remove ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ mask during flight in viral TikTok

Trump supporter says airline violated his rights.

On Jan 28, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Burglars are not using chloroform-filled N95 masks to knock people out, despite viral claims

The claim has been circulating online since early last year.

On Jan 20, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Woman yells at Panda Express workers, throws food in viral TikTok.

‘The fact that she’s in a onesie is perfect since she’s acting like a baby’: Woman yells at Panda Express worker, goes behind counter to throw food

'These fast food employees don’t get paid enough for this.'

On Jan 6, 2022 by Laiken Neumann

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Police: Parents claim that disabled child was abused at school with face mask ‘unfounded’

The viral claim was promoted on Fox News and allowed the parents to raise over $100,000.

On Nov 28, 2021 by Dan Latu

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‘Why are you afraid of calling the police?’: ‘Karen’ eggs on Black Arby’s employee after refusing to leave restaurant in viral TikTok

‘Ma’am this is LITERALLY an Arby’s.'

On Nov 9, 2021 by Clara Wang

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‘Ma’am this is a Wendy’s’: Group of Karen parents allegedly show up to wrong place to protest masks for 5 hours

'Showed up to wrong building thinking it's a school board meeting.'

On Sep 27, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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A mom took a mask off her asthmatic toddler on a flight—they were met by police at the gate

'He had the plane turned around and had us escorted off to be met by police officers.'

On Sep 15, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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TikToker tricks anti-maskers into chanting ‘Free Palestine’

'Top-tier activism.'

On Sep 7, 2021 by Clara Wang

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‘The mask won’: Anti-masker tries and fails to rip mask in half in viral TikTok

As he struggles, the crowd goes silent and just stares at him.

On Aug 23, 2021 by Moises Mendez II

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Mom calls out school’s double standard in letting masks be optional but making girls adhere to ‘misogynistic’ dress code

'I can only assume that parents are now in a position to pick and choose the school policies to which their children should be subject.'

On Aug 13, 2021 by Phil West

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Video: Mom from ‘Good Luck Charlie’ goes on anti-vax, anti-mask rant at school board meeting

Her remarks were met with applause from other attendees at the meeting.

On Aug 13, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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Video: Vaping Karen complains to hospital staff after cancer patient asks her to wear a mask

She blows the smoke in the worker's face while talking to him.

On Aug 9, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

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TikToker blasts anti-mask Republican for suggesting concerned parents send kids to private schools that require masks

State Rep. Randy Fine says he was just problem solving.

On Aug 4, 2021 by Claire Goforth