Assaulting a worker who's enforcing masks is now a felony under a new Illinois law

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  • August 10, 2020
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Anyone who assaults an employee enforcing the use of masks can now be prosecuted as aggravated battery in Illinois.Gov. J.B. Pritzker passed a law last week that adds a penalty for assaulting a worker who’s “conveying public health guidance” — that is, telling patrons of a business to wear a mask or maintain social distancing. In Illinois, aggravated battery is usually a felony.The law went

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