Texas AG Launches Snitch Line For Mask Ban “Violators”

The San Antonio Current reports:

As legal battles intensify between Gov. Greg Abbott and municipalities who push back against his order banning local mask mandates, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking Texans to rat out local officials.

In a Thursday tweet, Paxton’s office urged residents to email a dedicated account to let staff there know “if your local entity imposes a mask mandate.”

The tweet also offers a link to the AG’s list of local entities that have defied Abbott’s order. As of early Thursday afternoon, the tally now includes more than 70 purported violators, ranging from those in urban centers — Bexar County and Houston ISD, for example — to largely rural Lasara ISD and Nueces County.

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