Texas Judge Allows Harris County to Temporarily Oppose Governor Abbott’s Mask Ban


A Texas judge granted Harris County’s request for a temporary order to prevent Governor Greg Abbott from executing. Recent executive order According to the ban on face masks in public schools Houston Chronicle..

Important reason: The order allows the county to temporarily impose mask obligations on students and school faculty as COVID cases continue to grow throughout Houston.

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Big picture: Abbott threatened If the school district, public university, or local government opposes his mask ban, take him to court.

  • The judge gave two school districts, Dallas County and Bexar County, temporary authority to request masks despite Abbott’s orders.

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