Lawsuits are the hotness for Friday on the topic of dress codes and pandemic policy.
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On Friday, he tweeted that he's "filing dozens of lawsuits against school districts that continue to force the masking of school kids." A spokesperson for his office said he plans to file at least 35 by the end of the day.
In the lawsuits, Schmitt says that school districts do not have the authority to impose public health orders for students. He adds that face masks create a barrier to education that outweighs benefits.
Schmitt argues the General Assembly did not grant school districts authority to "condition in-person attendance on compliance with an arbitrary mask mandate."
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by: Juan Cisneros Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is suing Kansas City-area school districts over mask mandates in their buildings. Schmitt, a candidate for the U.S.
Missouri AG sues several area school districts, including KCMO, Liberty and Park Hill, over mask mandates
Following through on his threats, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt began filing lawsuits against a number of school districts across the state currently using mask mandates.Several of those districts are in the Kansas City area. Schmitt, who is running for Missouri's soon-to-be-vacant Senate seat, says a recent Cole County Circuit Court order in Robinson vs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has sued the Park Hill, Liberty, Kansas City, North Kansas City, Raytown, Independence, Center, Warrensburg, Hickman Mills and Lee's Summit school districts over their mask mandates. In the lawsuits , Schmitt argues the districts do not have the authority to impose public health orders for their students.
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