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The Coronavirus Collection: Anti-Lockdown Protests

Protests against lockdown orders and stay-at-home measures erupted across the U.S. in early 2020 in response to the pandemic.

Published Jun 11, 2020

COVID-19 Anti-Lockdown Protest in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 3rd 2020. (Wikimedia Commons/GoToVan CC BY 2.0) (Wikimedia Commons/GoToVan CC BY 2.0)
COVID-19 Anti-Lockdown Protest in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 3rd 2020. (Wikimedia Commons/GoToVan CC BY 2.0)

As the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease on American life became clear, "anti-lockdown" demonstrations erupted around the U.S. in protest of measures taken to prevent the spread of the disease. Rumors flew and Snopes investigated.

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