The Virus

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People sing the National Anthem under a Three Percenter flag after the Salt Lake County Council voted down Dr. Angela Dunn's mask ordinance for K-6 students, on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People sing the National Anthem under a Three Percenter flag after the Salt Lake County Council voted down Dr. Angela Dunn’s mask ordinance for K-6 students, on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People fill the room as the Salt Lake County Council…

See My Smile – Anti-Mask Rally

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mask exemption cards at a rally outside of the Granite School District offices in South Salt Lake on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Rallies were announced for all Utah school district offices by a coalition of groups opposed to mask mandates.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Mask exemption cards at a rally outside of the Granite School District offices in South Salt Lake on Saturday, April 10, 2021. Rallies were announced for all Utah school district offices by a coalition of groups opposed to mask mandates. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Lisa…

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signsprotestSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNikon D420200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signsprotestSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNikon D420200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signsprotestSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNikon D420200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signspatriotismprotestsunsetSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNikon D420200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) A rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signsprotestSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesLeica Q20200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Children rip up a large paper mask at a rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Children rip up a large paper mask at a rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signsprotestSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesLeica Q20200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Children play "Pin the Mask on Gov. Gary Herbert" at a rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Children play “Pin the Mask on Gov. Gary Herbert” at a rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. PhotojournalismcapitolcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 masksCOVID-19 protestCOVID-19 signsprotestSalt Lake CityUtahUnited StatesNikon D420200905-masks

Protest Against Mask Mandates

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Children play “Pin the Mask on Gov. Gary Herbert” at a rally protesting government mask mandates at the State Capitol inSalt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Children play “Pin the Mask on Gov. Gary Herbert” at a rally protesting…