Arbeit Macht Frei’: Nazi Slogans Show Up at Illinois Rally Protesting Coronavirus Lockdown
Woman photographed carrying the sign at a rally against the policies of Illinois’ governor, who is Jewish
The use of an infamous Nazi slogan featured on the gates of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps in an Illinois protest against coronavirus pandemic shutdowns, along with other Nazi imagery, has sparked widespread condemnation.
The phrase “Arbeit Macht Frei” was photographed Friday on a sign at the “Re-open Illinois” demonstration and posted on Twitter. The woman carrying the sign was wearing an American flag face mask and, according to the tweet, denied being a Nazi, asserting that she has “Jewish friends.” Also new York Michigan cali. And others. These seem to be gathering momentum. Appears to be a high speed come apart just Google the word protests…