Have you read the First District Court of Appeals’ decision in Green v. Alachua County? Green held that a person has a right of privacy not to be “forced” to mask the face in a public place — even to avert the risks of a deadly once-in-a century pandemic — in the absence of a compelling state interest.

This was the court’s reading of the Florida Constitution’s guarantee that “Every natural person has the right to be let alone and free from governmental intrusion into the person’s private life….”