MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group is suing Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for making Minnesotans wear masks.

Minnesota Voters Alliance filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday claiming the statewide mask mandate contradicts an existing law that bans masks in public places.

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That law says anyone using a mask or disguise to conceal their identity in public is guilty of a misdemeanor.

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says the governor’s executive order is legal.

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