Parents across the country have had it with school boards that are not serving their interests or the interests of their children.
In Utah this week, a group of angry parents disrupted a school board meeting and expressed their anger over masks.
The board ended up shutting down the meeting as a result.
WATE News reports:
Utah parents erupt at school boards, file lawsuits over masks in class
Parents unhappy with classroom mask requirements have targeted school boards in several states with outbursts at public meetings and even lawsuits.
In Utah, police are investigating after the Granite School District was forced to abruptly end a school board meeting Tuesday evening following a disruption by anti-mask protestors. The protest comes less than two weeks before the end of the school year.
The board meeting was livestreamed on the district’s YouTube channel. At around the 40 minute mark of the video, those who are against the school district’s mask mandate became agitated, and chants of “no more masks!” filled the room.
Protesters then approached the front of the room where board members sat, abruptly ending the meeting.
Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley says the board meeting was going through its regular process until the public comment section.
“Several individuals approached board members in an effort to intimidate them, so the safety of the board and employees was a concern,” Horsley said.
According to Horsley, police from Granite School District and South Salt Lake were present and helped to de-escalate the situation.
Watch the video:
Parents Fed Up with Mask Mandate~
💥Parents Takeover the Granite School District School Board in Utah. pic.twitter.com/4hSJAUmfdp
— Lawyerforlaws (@lawyer4laws) May 6, 2021
People are fed up.
Can you blame them?