Why are masks political?

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How did face masks become a political issue in America?. They’re just pieces of cloth, but a passionate portion of the US population sees an attack on individual freedomCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesIt is usually a cloth with two stretchy bands at two ends. You put it on your face so you can cover your mouth and nose, and it acts as a barrier to the rest of the world. Masks, therefore, are very simple objects. Continue reading