Post Tagged with: "masks"

A Call To Action: March 15, 2024 – Formal Hearing on Face Mask Mandates for Children


by March 8, 2024

Calenda Statement On Mootness – Southwell et. al vs. Daniel J. McKee

  Once again, in pure political fashion, the Attorney General has attempted to prevent Rhode Island courts from definitively deciding the issue of COVID-19 mandates via executive order by asking the Superior Court to dismiss the challenge to school mask mandates on the grounds that the challenge is now moot[Read More…]

by February 25, 2022

State Motions To Render Landmark Mask Mandate Case Southwell V. McKee Moot: Plaintiffs Say No Way!

    Never Mind. That’s what the State of Rhode Island would like you to believe, regarding the landmark case Southwell v. McKee. Having worked overtime to prevent a precedent setting decision … multiple delays of “Discovery” being the most egregious example … The State would have you believe that[Read More…]

by February 25, 2022

Chas Calenda: Governor McKee Admits Enforcement Of Masking Rules Are “Arbitrary”! Plus Legal Words Of Wisdom About Covid Task Force Inspectors

Arbitrary Enforcement Of Regulations One does not give up their right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures under the 4th Amendment of the US Constitution and Article I, Section 6 of the Rhode Island Constitution simply because the Governor has declared a state of emergency. Particularly in light[Read More…]

by December 18, 2021

Flash: The Appeal!


by November 17, 2021

“School Mask Lawsuit – ACTION REQUIRED” Anti Mask Mandate Parents “Request” Meeting With Ruggerio & Shekarchi

The following missive was sent by the plaintiffs, the parents of children that are the target of the School Mask Mandate, to Rhode Island Senate President Ruggerio & Rhode Island Speaker Shekarchi. As noted by the litigants, “Judge Lanphear ruled strongly in our favor on the issue of irreparable harm[Read More…]

by November 15, 2021


We are grateful that the Judge recognized the significant and irreparable harm being suffered by children in this state who are subject to mandatory mask wearing in schools for up to 8 hours a day. As the Judge stated: “The Court finds that these children are suffering and reasonably infers[Read More…]

by November 14, 2021

Chas Calenda Attorney At Law: The Briefs! Mandatory School Masking: Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915

Attorney Chas Calenda focuses on the exchange of briefs, between Defendant State of Rhode Island and Plaintiffs. As is our custom, The Coalition Radio Network will provide briefs, complaints, testimony etc. in coverage of legal proceedings where & whenever possible. From The State of Rhode Island: From The Plaintiffs –[Read More…]

by November 4, 2021

The State Responds! Mandatory School Masking: Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915

For Your At Home Legal Analysis: The State’s Closing Argument-As To Why An Injunction Should Not Be Issued Against The “Masking” Order!   Independent Media relies on the generosity of viewers & sponsors. In this chaotic year, the most often heard feedback we receive? We. Ask. The. Questions. Help The[Read More…]

by November 2, 2021

A Compendium: Videos From Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915 AKA Mandatory Masking On Trial

Rhode Island Department of Health Medical Director Dr. James McDonald Testimony in Rhode Island Superior Court, October 19, 2021 Raw Testimony: Tue October 19 Part 1 Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel McKee et al – PC-2021-05915 Raw Testimony: Tue October 19 Part 2 Richard Southwell et al v. Daniel[Read More…]

by October 20, 2021