AP Photo/Denis Poroy We have some indications that the tide could be turning against widespread mask mandates in public schools. On Monday, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is expected to announce that he will end the state’s mask mandate for students and staff at schools as of March 7.
Murphy hinted last week that he was considering lifting the regulations, when he said , “I look to a time in this school year where we are no longer masking in our schools.”
The noticeable drop in cases of COVID-19 after the omicron surge earlier this winter.
Last year, the Garden State’s school mask mandate faced legal challenges, but a judge blocked a request for an injunction against the mandate in December. Murphy last renewed the mandate for schools last month “for the foreseeable future” with no end in sight at the time.
Additionally, Monday is the first day that Illinois schools won’t be bound by a statewide school mask mandate . The judge’s ruling that ended the mandate has led to a patchwork of various regulations throughout the state. Meanwhile, the state’s attorney general is already filing for an emergency stay against the ruling, and Gov. J. B. Pritzker wants to appeal the ruling.
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Does this mean that the tide is turning against masking our kids?
At the parental level, the answer is an unequivocal “yes.” My PJ Media colleague Megan Fox has done tremendous work documenting the reaction of parents to New York’s mask mandates, and that’s just one state. Parents in other states are standing up in similar ways.The real trouble is that too many politicians are beholden to teachers’ unions and go along with the mask mandate advocacy. Many Democrats cling to […]
Most “Conservative” News Outlets Are on the Big Tech Teat
Not long ago, conservative media was not beholden to anyone. Today, most sites are stuck on the Big Tech gravy train.
I’ll keep this short. The rise of Pandemic Panic Theater, massive voter fraud, and other “taboo” topics have neutered a majority of conservative news sites. You’ll notice they are very careful about what topics they tackle. Sure, they’ll attack Critical Race Theory, Antifa, and the Biden-Harris regime, but you won’t see them going after George Soros, Bill Gates, the World Economic Forum, or the Deep State, among others.
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