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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Sues Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Over Face Mask Order – NPR

“Mayor Bottoms does not have the legal authority to modify, change or ignore Governor Kemp’s executive orders,” Kemp argues in the lawsuit intended to stop masks from being required in Atlanta.



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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is taking Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City Council to court to block the city’s mask-wearing mandate.
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is suing the Atlanta City Council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms following her efforts to require face masks in public places as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to skyrocket across the nation.
The lawsuit, filed Thursday, asserts that Kemp alone “leads the State of Georgia in its fight against the worldwide…

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