Knox County Cancels School After Anti-Mask Advocates Threaten Disruptive Protests

Video from a gathering Sunday shows one man urging others to use their cars to block school entrances.

9/27/2021 11:11:00 PM

Video from a gathering Sunday shows one man urging others to use their cars to block school entrances.

Video from a gathering Sunday shows one man urging others to use their cars to block school entrances.

Ryan GrenobleClasses at public schools in Knoxville, Tennessee, were canceled Monday after a group of anti-mask advocates threatened to stage disruptive protests at Knox County Schools over a mask mandate.Video from a gathering of parents Sunday afternoon at a Knoxville-area park shows people applauding after one speaker urges attendees to “bring Knox County Schools to a screeching halt.”

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The man encourages those in the audience to “block the entrance to the school with your car” and not to let school buses through. He calls this “a moral obligation for our children’s future,” and compares it to civil rights protesters using sit-ins to desegregate lunch counters.

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