Mothers who protest school directives have been mocked by late-night comics, sued by teachers unions, condemned as white supremacists by the media, and branded as “domestic terrorists” by school boards. Most recently, they’ve been threatened with an FBI investigation by President Biden’s Attorney General Merrick Garland.
Their schools have punished them as well. For refusing to go along with a mask mandate, her daughters were placed in isolation for the entire school day, says one mom in Williamson County, Tennessee.
“My two middle schoolers have been in In-School Suspension every day this week,” says Kristin McKinney. Her daughters are separated from the other kids from the moment they arrive at school until they get on the bus to go home, sitting in silence in a