Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis fought back against Florida school boards, saying, “It’s the United States of America not the United School Boards,” as he signed pro-medical freedom legislation protecting Florida workers and students from vaccine and mask mandates.
“The states are the primary vehicles to protect people’s freedom, their health, their safety, their welfare in our constitutional system,” DeSantis said Thursday.
The governor also blasted Joe Biden’s “unconstitutional” vaccine mandate as he took hits at local governments in the state that sought to lockdown businesses and schools in 2020.
“These local governments wanted to lockdown businesses; they wanted to force mandates; they wanted to keep the kids locked out of school. You’re damn right I overruled them on that because they were wrong,” DeSantis