The U.S Supreme Court told California Democrats that five churches that are part of a lawsuit are allowed to resume in-person, indoor worship despite the state’s anti-Christian coronavirus decrees.
The nation’s high court decided 6 to 3 that the churches in the lawsuit will be granted their request to resume indoor worship while their case is being heard.
The churches in question include Gateway City Church, The Home Church, The Spectrum Church, Orchard Community Church, and Trinity Bible Church which are represented chiefly by the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI).
The churches are in Santa Clara County, California, the last place in the nation that had a 100 percent ban on indoor worship. This decision now makes the county’s rule untenable for all other churches.
Last week the churches brought their suit before the Ninth Circus Court which ruled that they could not have indoor services while their suit goes through the courts. But the case was brought to the U.S. Supreme Court which rejected the lower court’s ruling.
Naturally, the County is not amused.
“The Supreme Court order was issued without any analysis at all of the county’s gathering rules, which have always been neutral and applied equally to all gatherings across-the-board,” county counsel James Williams said. “Indoor gatherings of all kinds remain very risky, and we continue to urge all religious institutions to carefully follow the public-health recommendations to avoid spread of Covid-19 among their congregations and the broader community.”
No science supports that wild proclamation, of course… but since when do Democrats care about truth?
BREAKING: SCOTUS orders California’s Santa Clara County to allow churches to hold indoor services. Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan dissent. Here’s the short shadow docket order. https://t.co/pLGpSaReY6 pic.twitter.com/fsSgtmewNl
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