Skip to comments.Trump to Governors: Open Houses of Worship 'Right Now'
Posted on 05/22/2020 1:44:17 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
President Donald Trump warned governors Friday that if they don't reopen the nation's houses of worship "right now," he will "override" them.
Trump demanded the reopening in brief remarks announcing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at his direction, will issue new guidelines to smooth the process.
"Today I am identifying houses of worship, churches, synagogues, and mosques, as essential places that provide essential services, Trump said at his appearance, during which he took no questions. "Some governors have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential, but have left out churches and other houses of worship. It's not right."
He called on governors to "do the right thing and allow these very important essential places of faith to open right now. For this weekend. If they don't do it, I will override the governors. In America, we need more prayer, not less."
Trump said with his action, he is "correcting this injustice and calling houses of worship essential, adding that he wanted to thank CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield and the CDC for their work on this matter, but if there's any question about reopening churches, "they're going to have to call me, but they are not going to be successful in that call."
"These are places that hold our society together and keep our people united," Trump said. "The people are demanding to go to church, and synagogue, or to their mosque. Many millions of Americans embrace worship as an essential part of life."
The nation's "ministers, pastors, rabbis, imams, and other faith leaders will make sure that their congregations are safe as they gather and pray," said Trump. "I know them well. They love their congregations. They love their people. They don't want anything bad to happen to them or to anybody else."
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I love the sound of that. Smile.
In Minnesota the archbishop ordered the churches open! Yay!
Letter to CA from Barr that has some teeth to it here
Any so-called “Christian” that even thinks about voting for a devil-worshiping commie RAT in November is insane.
“Remember in November!!!” Every single Christian needs to get out and vote for the POTUS!!! ALL of em......
Yeah, what's with that?
Liquor stores are essential but houses of worship are not?
When do you really need to worship with God more than during an economic crisis and depression, when millions are in deep depression and are contemplation suicide?
These Dem governors are truly sons and daughters of Satan.
I would have used stronger words, but it will do.
Yep. Direct. NOW!
Yep. They and their media serve the wrong master. Clearly true.
Here is the link to the CDC guidance:
Yes. Thanks for link.
Yes. The fooling around stage in this is over. He said NOW!
He clearly meant it.
Like he said “You’re fired”
Yes. Do it NOW!
George Soros is thats the for Big Red
Yes. He does serve Great Evil. And that has why he is dangerous. It is also why he is doomed to his own fate. Which is near.
Let’s see if Benito Coomo complies like he did when President Trump demanded that old people with covid be placed in nursing homes.
The information offered is non-binding public health guidance for consideration only; it is not meant to regulate or prescribe standards for interactions of faith communities in houses of worship. Any decision to modify specific religious rites, rituals, and services should be made by religious leaders. Specific preventive actions are provided as examples only.
We still have a First Amendment! Glory be to God!
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