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Concerned Women Applaud the Virginia Supreme Court’s Decision to Restore Rights to Parents

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Mask mandates have proven harmful to children

Washington, D.C. – Penny Nance, CEO and President of Concerned Women for America (CWA), issued the following statement on the Supreme Court of Virginia’s dismissal of Castillo v. Youngkin:

“Today, the Supreme Court of Virginia rejected a challenge to Gov. Youngkin’s Executive Order Number 2 regarding mask mandates for students. Concerned Women for America along with many parents and schoolchildren across the Commonwealth of Virginia celebrate today’s ruling. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many state government officials enacted unnecessary policies that have proven to be harmful to our children, inhibiting their ability to learn, play, and interact with each other. After two years of the overreaching mandates, it’s time for our children to return to normal. We applaud Gov. Youngkin and Attorney General Miyares for defending the Executive order and protecting parental choice in education in Virginia.”

Read the full order here.