A federal appeals court has shot down claims that there's a First Amendment right not to wear face masks during the COVID-19 outbreak.
“A question shadowing suits such as these is whether there is a First Amendment right to refuse to wear a protective mask as required by valid health and safety orders put in place during a recognized public health emergency. Like all courts to address this issue, we conclude there is not,” the court said.
The attorney said they intend to petition SCOTUS to hear the case. (Of course)