By this point, it's been almost a month since we started seeing protests against lockdown and stay-at-home measures. These measures have been implemented by various state governments to reduce strain on healthcare systems that now have to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Although it's arguable that these protests are based on anxieties regarding the economic crisis that has arisen as a result of this public health crisis, it's also worth noting that many of those involved seem misinformed, both on the nature of the virus and the reason for these quarantine measures.
But while the motivations for these protests may have seemed strange at first, the actual protests themselves are starting to get unusual as well, as we've seen in the case of people exercising outside of Florida's Pinellas County Courthouse as part of an effort to get the government to reopen gyms.
But a recent protest in North Carolina has made an even more extreme impression on social media users and, apparently, local police.
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