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Alabama House committee approves bill allowing parents to opt out of masking requirements

BY: - April 12, 2023

A bill that would allow parents to opt out of masking in K-12 public schools passed the House Health Committee on Wednesday. The approval, coming on a voice vote, followed a 10-minute public hearing where some education groups voiced opposition to the legislation. HB 186, sponsored by Chip Brown, R-Hollinger’s Island, would allow parents to […]