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NJ Parents Push Back on Murphy’s School Mask Mandate, Claim Violation of First Amendment Rights

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Emma Lee
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WHYY
Students settle in at their desks for their first day of in-person learning in more than a year at H.B. Wilson Elementary School in Camden, N.J.

A group of New Jersey parents is vowing to block New Jersey’s mask mandate for public schools. WHYY’s Kenneth Burns reports they claim that the governor’s executive order infringes on their first amendment rights.

(Original air-date: 8/10/21)