Governor Ron DeSantis immediately filed an appeal to a judge’s written ruling that struck down parental rights to opt their children out of a school mask mandate.
#BREAKING: Plaintiffs in lawsuit against @GovRonDeSantis over school mask mandate ban file motion to vacate stay. Stay was automatically triggered when state filed its appeal of judge‘s ruling that DeSantis ban is unconstitutional and penalties for districts are illegal. https://t.co/xPdB9Gm0Q1
— Aaron Mesmer FOX 13 (@AaronMesmer) September 3, 2021
A Leon County judge also finally issued a critical written order late yesterday stating that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and state education officials cannot ban local school districts from enacting universal mask mandates for students and cannot punish them for doing so.
The judge's ruling said that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his administration have no authority to punish school districts that have demonstrated their mask policy “is reasonable” and achieves “a compelling state interest.” https://t.co/9XrM0qppd3
— Tampa Bay Times (@TB_Times) September 2, 2021
DeSantis immediately filed an appeal.
Also, businesses that require vaccine passports in Florida could be fined $5000 because vaccine passports were banned by a law passed by the legislature which says they create a two-tiered society.