Huge Religious Liberty Win At SCOTUS Rejecting NY Lockdowns
Late last night, after I had gone to sleep, two things happened to ensure that I would not be able to take this morning off. First, Sidney Powell released her “Kraken” (more on that later), and second, the United States Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision handed down a huge religious liberty win against Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s lockdown restrictions on religious groups.
Remember, last May, when the Supreme Court rejected a request for relief involving California lockdown rules that singled out religious groups for more harsh treatment. We covered it, SCOTUS: Roberts Joins Liberals To Reject Injunction in California Religious Discrimination Lockdown:
The Supreme Court has handed petty tyrants throughout the land license to discriminate against religious groups in ordering pandemic lockdowns and restrictions. From this point forward an argument that had succeeded in many lower courts will hold no sway.
That argument ran something like this: Religious groups should not be subjected to more harsh treatment than similarly situated secular groups. So you can’t ban drive-up church services if you don’t ban drive-up secular services such as fast food restaurants and liquor stores. If a religious group practiced the same ‘social distancing’ and other safety practices as others, then
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