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Anti-mask group sues San Diego Unified

A group that has lobbied against mask mandates is now suing the San Diego Unified School District over its requirement that all students 16 and older be vaccinated against Covid-19 by Dec. 20.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the lawsuit was filed by Let Them Choose, a project of the anti-mask group Let Them Breathe.

“Keeping healthy children out of the classroom is contrary to California law, is not necessary to reduce cases of Covid-19 in schools, and is not in the best interest of students, parents, or school districts,” the lawsuit says.

For the time being, the district is only requiring students 16 and older to be vaccinated. Younger students will be required to get vaccinated after the vaccine is fully approved by the Food and Drug Administration for their age groups, as also required now by a state mandate.