Masks protested at Capitol

CHEYENNE – Roughly 30 Wyomingites gathered on the grounds of the state Capitol at noon Thursday to protest against the requirements for children to wear masks in school.

The protestors came from across the state to demonstrate against school districts’ reopening plans, all of which require masks be worn when social distancing cannot be enforced.

Laura Jorgensen, a main organizer of the protest, drove several hours from Fort Bridger to demonstrate.

“We just would like the freedom of choice for our own kids back, and we want our local control back,” Jorgensen said.

Jorgensen, along with a few ot...


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