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WATCH police arrest anti-vaccine protesters at Burger King

WATCH police arrest anti-vaccine protesters at Burger King


A number of restaurant guests in New York had been arrested after refusing to adjust to Covid-19 mandates

5 individuals had been taken into custody by New York Metropolis cops on Monday night time throughout a protest in opposition to mandated vaccinations in opposition to coronavirus. The incident, which was caught on digital camera, has since gone viral.

The maskless group entered the Brooklyn Burger King and demanded service, one thing guests could be denied because of the metropolis’s insurance policies on masking and vaccination statuses. 

The present coverage requires individuals to point out proof of their vaccination with a purpose to eat indoors within the metropolis, which the protesters refused to do. Police had been known as once they repeatedly refused to go away the quick meals restaurant. 

Footage from the incident reveals quite a few officers on the scene, and demonstrators chanting “disgrace on you!” and “don’t comply” whereas yelling on the officers. 5 individuals had been issued bench warrants and charged with trespassing. The 5 had been recognized as Michael Mitchell, Augusto Alarcon, Ethan Boisvert, Mitchell Bosch, and Bradford Solomon, all between the ages of 36 and 44.

Earlier this month, six individuals had been equally arrested for trespassing after coming into Cheesecake Manufacturing facility within the Queens Middle mall, whereas ignoring present well being pointers within the metropolis. Bosch, a navy veteran, was additionally arrested in that group. An earlier protest on Monday by the identical group exterior the workplace of Mayor-Elect Eric Adams demanded an finish to the mandates when Adams takes workplace in January.

Footage of the Burger King arrests has brought about a stir on social media, the place vaccine mandate critics have labeled the arrests as excessive and a possible signal of issues to come back elsewhere. Others questioned the quantity of police deployed to deal with the protesters in favor of coping with arguably extra severe crime. 

Footage of the Burger King arrests has brought about a stir on social media, the place vaccine mandate critics have labeled the arrests as excessive and a possible signal of issues to come back elsewhere. Others questioned the quantity of police deployed to deal with the protesters in favor of coping with arguably extra severe crime. 

The protesters nonetheless had their justifiable share of critics, with some suggesting getting the vaccine is a straightforward various to being arrested.