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People protest against mandates to wear masks amid the coronavirus outbreak in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks amid the coronavirus outbreak in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks amid the coronavirus outbreak in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS
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People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS
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People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS
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Black Lives Matter protesters gesture towards the people protesting against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

Black Lives Matter protesters gesture towards the people protesting against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

Black Lives Matter protesters gesture towards the people protesting against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS
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A small group of people gather to protest contact tracing for the coronavirus in Conroe, Texas, June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A small group of people gather to protest contact tracing for the coronavirus in Conroe, Texas, June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A small group of people gather to protest contact tracing for the coronavirus in Conroe, Texas, June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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An anti-masker man delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker man delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker man delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS
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Hospital worker Grace Cook silently protests against a group demonstrating against the coronavirus restrictions imposed by state and local officials in Boston, Massachusetts, May 30, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hospital worker Grace Cook silently protests against a group demonstrating against the coronavirus restrictions imposed by state and local officials in Boston, Massachusetts, May 30, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hospital worker Grace Cook silently protests against a group demonstrating against the coronavirus restrictions imposed by state and local officials in Boston, Massachusetts, May 30, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Texas State Troopers arrive to break up a potential scene between protesters and a counter protester outside the governor's mansion in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

Texas State Troopers arrive to break up a potential scene between protesters and a counter protester outside the governor's mansion in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

Texas State Troopers arrive to break up a potential scene between protesters and a counter protester outside the governor's mansion in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS

An anti-masker woman delivers a speech during a public hearing at the County Board of Commissioners, in Palm Beach, Florida, June 23, 2020. Palm Beach County/Handout via REUTERS
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A man who only gave his first name, Carl, argues with Dr Nesli Basgoz (R), an infectious disease doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, that masks are not necessary to fight the spread of the coronavirus, during a demonstration demanding that economic restrictions due to COVID-19 be lifted in Boston, Massachusetts, May 30, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A man who only gave his first name, Carl, argues with Dr Nesli Basgoz (R), an infectious disease doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, that masks are not necessary to fight the spread of the coronavirus, during a demonstration demanding that...more

A man who only gave his first name, Carl, argues with Dr Nesli Basgoz (R), an infectious disease doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, that masks are not necessary to fight the spread of the coronavirus, during a demonstration demanding that economic restrictions due to COVID-19 be lifted in Boston, Massachusetts, May 30, 2020.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores

People protest against mandates to wear masks in Austin, Texas, June 28, 2020. REUTERS/Sergio Flores
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Young women hold signs as a small group of people gather to protest contact tracing for the coronavirus in Conroe, Texas, June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Young women hold signs as a small group of people gather to protest contact tracing for the coronavirus in Conroe, Texas, June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Young women hold signs as a small group of people gather to protest contact tracing for the coronavirus in Conroe, Texas, June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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