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Texas Supreme Court Sides With Texas A.G. Paxton Regarding Ban on Mask Mandates

Aug 27, 2021 - Targeted News Service

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued the following news release:

Attorney General Ken Paxton commends the Texas Supreme Court's decision to grant the emergency motion for temporary relief in the case of Abbott v. San Antonio, keeping the decision to enforce mask mandates with the governor, not local government entities.

The court said that the status quo has been gubernatorial oversight in decisions regarding the public during the pandemic, and this decision keeps with the status...