**UPDATE and THANK YOU!
In less than 24 hours YOU exceeded our first round fundraising goal for the initial retainer! Each one of you gives us the encouragement to fight to let our kids get back to normal! Your financial support is essential to this fight and we appreciate each and every donation. As you all know, lawsuits can get costly if the opposition digs in and puts up a fight! And based on our experience with ACPS so far, they are willing to use an unlimited amount of your own tax dollars to fight against our state Dept of Health, Dept of Education, and Governor Desantis to keep kids masked unlawfully and deny parents’ rights. We will not give up the fight as long as we have individuals like you willing to financially support this effort. We’re raising the goal to $20,000. This allows us to keep the fight going when they dig in and give more people time to make a difference. There is more work to do in Alachua County even beyond a mask lawsuit, so your donations will make all the difference to return sanity to our school district. Please keep sharing this with your friends - every dollar counts!
Alachua County School Board is violating parents' rights to make healthcare decisions for their child, preventing parents from exempting children from wearing a mask in school. SBAC will only allow exemptions signed by a medical doctor which violates Florida Statute 1014.03 as well as the new FLDOH Emergency Rule 64DER21-15 stating that masking children is at the "sole discretion" of the parent.
We are raising funds for a lawsuit against the school board to force them to follow state law and DOH rules immediately. If parents' rights are important to you and you want sole control over medical decisions for your child(ren), please consider supporting our efforts with your donation. These funds will be used as an initial retainer to help support Childers Law firm move forward with the suit based on these new statutes and DOH rules.
If you previously donated to our initial fundraiser on Fundly, first thank you for your donation! Second, your donation has been applied to the lawsuit account and will be added to funds raised here. We simply moved to this platform for better security and stability.
Campaign Created by: Michelle Childers
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