Obama-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Tennessee Law Banning Mask Mandates in Schools

Obama-Appointed Judge Temporarily Blocks Tennessee Law Banning Mask Mandates in Schools


A federal judge Sunday night temporarily blocked a new Tennessee law banning mask mandates in schools.

Governor Bill Lee on Friday signed a new sweeping Covid bill into law banning mask mandates in schools.

Friday afternoon a lawsuit was filed on behalf of eight Tennessee students arguing their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) would be violated if masks were banned in schools.

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Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee Waverly D. Crenshaw blocked the new law.

“Given the alleged conflict and the possible confusion this creates for schools in Tennessee, pending an expedited hearing, the parties shall maintain the STATUS QUO as it pertains to students with disabilities and their federally guaranteed rights as

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