Sen. McConnell Fires Back At AG About Parents Involvement In Schools

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(Washington, DC) - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is firing back at U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland about parent involvement in schools. 

Garland has directed the Justice Department to investigate a disturbing trend in threats against school boards over mask and COVID vaccine mandates, coupled with debates about whether or not critical race theory should be taught in schools.

In a letter sent to Garland over the weekend, the Kentucky Republican said parents have a right to tell schools what to teach. 

McConnell compared parents criticizing school boards to protests against the government and said it is protected by the First Amendment and the Constitution. 

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