The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the governor’s statewide mask mandate in a 4-3 ruling.
“The question in this case is not whether the Governor acted wisely; it is whether he acted lawfully,” the majority opinion read in part. “We conclude he did not.”
Fearing more deaths statewide from Covid-19, Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, reissued several mask mandates recently, only to be rebuffed at every interval by Republicans in the Legislature.
Many conservatives have accused Evers of overreaching his authority and have filed suit.
“I applaud the…