A mother from Washington, D.C., claims that her 9-year-old daughter was forced to wear a mask while playing Tennis outside at her summer camp in hot weather.
Ashley McGuire appeared on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday morning to discuss the incident in which she found her daughter “look[ing] sick” when she picked her up from the Sidwell Friends School summer camp, Fox News reported.
“I went to pick up my daughter from camp. And it was the hottest day of the year, 98 degrees. When I went to pick her up, she looked sick,” McGuire told Fox news. “And I asked her when she got in the car if she had to keep her mask on outside for three hours of tennis and she said yes.”
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McGuire also claimed that the summer camp had called her to complain that the 9-year-old continuously pulled down her mask while she was playing tennis, according to Fox. (RELATED: Fauci Admits CDC Guidelines For Kids To Wear Masks Outdoors In 90-Degree Weather May Not Be ‘Sensible’)
“I think it’s absurd, unfair, and unhealthy. It’s not based on science what we’re asking kids to do,” McGuire said regarding mask mandates for children.
The mother of four then raised her concerns of masks on children while discussing the health and “psychological harm” of the mask mandates, Fox reported.
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“One group of parents sent their kids’ masks to a lab and found those masks had diseases … like pneumonia, Legionnaires’, and meningitis,” McGuire said.
The Sidwell Friends School issued a statement to Fox regarding the incident, stating that like other school-sponsored or operated camps in D.C., they are following the “masking requirements set by the D.C.’s Office of the State Superintendent of Education.”