Brave Third Grader Wins Battle Against School Over ‘Jesus Loves Me’ Mask, District Settles Lawsuit and Changes Policy
January 30, 2023 | Mississippi
A school district in Mississippi has settled a lawsuit and changed its policies after the family of a third grader filed a lawsuit alleging that the girl was prohibited from wearing a mask that said: “Jesus Loves Me.”
Third grader Lydia Booth says she just wanted to wear a mask with her favorite words because it made her feel safe.
“I chose [the mask] because it had my favorite words on it, ‘Jesus Loves Me,’ and it made me feel safe when I went to school,” Lydia, who was in third grade at the time, told Fox News, adding that she wanted to share that message with the other students.
Lydia’s mom Jennifer told the network that she was confused when her daughter was told by the Simpson County School District that she could not wear a mask with words on it during the height of the pandemic — back when they were required in October 2020…. (Excerpt from The Gateway Pundit)