The principles of the Posse reemerge half a century later

US sheriffs rebel against state mask orders even as Covid-19 spreads Growing resistance is related to far-right movement that claims sheriffs must defy laws they believe are unconstitutional Sheriffs around the country are refusing to enforce or are even actively resisting Covid-19 mask laws and lockdowns, while others have permitted or encouraged armed vigilantism in response to Black Lives Matter anti-racism protests. Critics say both phenomena are related to a far-right “constitutional sheriffs” movement, which believes that sheriffs are the … Continue reading The principles of the Posse reemerge half a century later
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