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Federal judge sides with Michigan in Catholic school’s mask mandate challenge

The statewide mask mandate ended in June of 2021.
The statewide mask mandate ended in June of 2021.
Published: May. 26, 2022 at 9:38 AM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A Catholic school’s challenge to Michigan’s mask order, in 2020, has been dismissed by a federal appeals court.

Resurrection School in Lansing sued the state and claimed the mask mandate violated the free exercise of religion.

Background: Federal appeals court to hear arguments over Michigan mask mandate

A federal judge ruled on the side of the state and dropped the case.

The statewide mask mandate ended in June of 2021.

More: Court will take new look at masks in religious schools

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