Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports:
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will soon sign an executive order that he’s calling the parents’ rights bill that will prevent mask mandates for children attending school in Florida.
The governor made the announcement on Friday at Two Meatballs in the Kitchen restaurant in Cape Coral. “I want to empower parents to make the best decisions they can for the wellbeing of their children,” DeSantis said, in part, during the briefing.
“I have young kids,” he added. “My wife and I are not gonna do the masks with the kids, we never have. I wanna see my kids smiling. I want them having fun.”
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— WSVN 7 News (@wsvn) July 30, 2021
DeSantis bragging and joking today about how he and his wife will never have their kids wear masks.
Reminder. This is the Governor of 3rd largest state and potential presidential candidate. pic.twitter.com/tQ9Ju66Y5G
— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) July 30, 2021