School districts defy anti-mask order — your move, Greg Abbott
Greg Abbott announced the reopening of Texas by lifting state capacity limits on businesses and the masking requirement. - Lynda M. Gonzalez/The Dallas Morning News/TNS

FORT WORTH, Texas — Texas school districts are bucking Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order that bans mask mandates, putting the governor in a delicate position as he continues to emphasize the need for personal responsibility to curb COVID-19 as hospital beds fill up. "As long as things are not that bad, then a personal responsibility theme out of Republicans and conservatives will work, has worked and might continue to work," said Cal Jillson, a Southern Methodist University political science professor. "But the worse the delta variant crisis becomes, the less tenable personal responsibility i...