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Jenn Morson is a freelance writer whose work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic and other news outlets.
Christine Hill cuts out yellow Stars of David before an Anchorage Assembly meeting about a proposed mask mandate on Sept. 29, 2021, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Loren Holmes/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Jenn Morson
Some opponents of vaccine and mask mandates claim that they are being treated like Jews in Nazi Germany. This appropriation of the Holocaust is wildly offensive and shuts down civil discussion.