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Dozens of students at the University of Nevada-Rhino have been spotted marching across campus demanding the restoration of the state’s recently remaining mask mandate.
“Restore the mandate on the mask!” dozens of students repeatedly chanted while marching around the campus in Reno, Nevada On Monday in a video shot by KRNV reporter Ben Margiot.
Margiot added that the petition for restoration COVID-19 The Moscow mandate collected 1,500 signatures.
“As a higher education institution, we are committed as part of our educational mission to providing an environment where perspectives and experiences are shared safely, with respect and with a deep understanding of perspectives that can sometimes differ,” the university said in a statement. statement after students left the classroom in protest. “Today’s (Monday) demonstration was an example of the exchange of ideas and constructive peaceful action on public issues.”
Conservatives on social media immediately criticized the video, and many noted that the end of the term does not mean that students can not wear masks if they want.
“COVID-19 has caused mental illness,” Kentucky Republican Thomas Messi wrote on Twitter.
“Man:” Dave, it’s a little redundant when you say that leftism is a mental disorder. I mean, come on, it’s tough, just because you disagree with them politically doesn’t mean they’re really crazy, ”political commentator Dave Rubin tweeted,“ Dave: “See exhibit 42901B.
“Is anyone stopping them from wearing masks, horrible AF,” wrote on Twitter Christina Pushaw, a spokeswoman for the governor of Florida from Republicans Ron DeSantis.
Nevada Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Thursday that the state no longer requires face coverage in most places and is “coming into effect immediately.”
On the same day Fr. viral video spread on social media, showing a class of children in a Las Vegas elementary school who enthusiastically celebrate the news that they no longer need to wear masks.