Tucker Carlson has been slammed after encouraging Fox News viewers to harass people for wearing face masks...

He even deemed children wearing masks outdoors as "child abuse."

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And encouraged people to call the police or child services if they saw it. Keep scrolling for the shocking full video...

Now, every one of us has had to deal with the challenges 2020 threw at us.

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And now we're in 2021, things seem as though they're very slowly returning to normal.

Places are reopening, restrictions are being lifted...

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And the world feels a little less like an apocalypse movie.

But despite the positive changes, there are still some precautions we all have to take...

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To prevent us from plummeting back into the worst of it.

In fact, some precautions are becoming mandatory in some places.

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Including here in the U.S.

In the majority of states and in many countries, it has become mandatory to wear a face mask or covering.

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For example, in some retail stores, customers are required to wear one... And not to mention while traveling on public transport.

Although some people have been choosing to wear a face-covering regardless...

To provide them with peace of mind.

But the issue that many people have discovered is how uncomfortable face masks can be...

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Especially when they are worn for a long period of time.

This has resulted in some people simply refusing to wear them, or all together, mocking the importance of wearing a mask.

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Countless anti-lockdown protests have taken place around the world, with people wanting to "live freely than be oppressed by masks."

Despite this, health experts have stressed their importance over and over again.

Healthline describes them as "crucial in the fight against the pandemic." They stressed that this rule is to protect others and not yourself. Wearing a mask reduces the transmission of the disease by at least half.

You'd think the pros would outweigh the cons, right?

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Well, despite the experts' advice to stay covered in public areas, there are still people refusing to listen...

Including none other than, Fox News host...

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Tucker Carlson.

This week, Carlson asked his audience to remove their face masks if wearing them outside.

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Before then deeming it as "child abuse" for children to wear masks outside.

And people have a lot to say about it...

During the Tucker Carlson Tonight, the host described people, who voluntarily wear masks, as "zealots and neurotics."

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He claimed "fighting back" against those who wear masks is the "only option."

"So the next time you see someone in a mask on the sidewalk or on the bike path, do not hesitate."

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"Ask politely but firmly, 'Would you please take off your mask? Science shows there is no reason for you to be wearing it. Your mask is making me uncomfortable.'"

Moving on to describe children wearing mask as "child abuse," he said: "As for forcing children to wear masks outside, that should be illegal."

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"Your response when you see children wearing masks as they play should be no different from your response to seeing someone beat a kid in Walmart."

"Call the police immediately. Contact Child Protective Services. Keep calling until someone arrives. What you're looking at is abuse, it's child abuse, and you are morally obligated to attempt to prevent it."

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