Disability Rights Texas files federal lawsuit against Gov. Abbott over school mask mandate ban

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Advocacy group alleges Abbott’s executive order unfairly harms kids with disabilities

Excerpt: “Disability Rights Texas filed the first federal lawsuit against Gov. Greg Abbott over his ban on mask mandates, alleging that his executive order puts students with disabilities at risk…The advocacy group’s suit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District in Austin, escalates the legal fight over mask mandates that’s been playing out as millions of students head back to school amid a COVID-19 surge driven by the highly contagious delta variant.”

Read the full article on the Dallas Morning News website.