DeSantis Sued Over Ban On Masks In Public Schools

CNN reports:

Two different lawsuits have been filed against Gov. Ron DeSantis over his executive order on masks in schools. They are the first legal challenges over the constitutionality of the governor’s order on masks, attorneys working on the two suits said.

The order, issued late last month, directed the state’s health and education departments to issue rules preventing the implementation of school mask mandates in an effort to “protect parents’ freedom to choose whether their children wear masks.”

One of the suits, filed by attorney Barry Silver, is on behalf of a father of three children living in Broward County. One of the children, who is too young to receive a Covid-19 shot, has a history of childhood asthma, the suit says.

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