Skip to comments.DC church wins injunctive relief from federal judge, can start holding services
Posted on 10/10/2020 11:36:12 AM PDT by aimhigh
A D.C. church that filed suit against the District of Columbia has won injunctive relief from a federal judge and can begin holding church services in the city again.
Capitol Hill Baptist Church sued after twice being denied permission from the city to hold outdoor church services during the pandemic. While the lawsuit has not been decided, the judges decision in the case states that the church is likely to succeed in proving the District had hindered the church in holding services in violation of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
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A gathering of people to pray and carry out their religious observances in a church? In America? What’ll they think of next? /s
It is no longer a Constitutionally guaranteed right to practice freedom of religion. It is a special privilege, strictly limited, that we have to fight for in lawsuits with attorneys in courts.
Like those Orthodox Jews trying to gather for prayers. Are they out of their minds? DeBlasio and Cuomo will never let that go by./s
It is far too dangerous for people to go into a church.
But it is ok to pack a WalMart, a liquor store and a grocery store.
Excellent. So sorry we have to fight for it. But rights not exercised are lost.
Quite unlike his fellow DC District court member, RapinBill judge "Dirty Emmet" Sullivan, the "Prosecutin' Judge"...
CAPITOL HILL BAPTIST CHURCH, Plaintiff, v. MURIEL BOWSER, In her official capacity as Mayor of the District of Columbia, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, Defendants.
Well, in Church, the Holy Spirit has been known to flit from person to person - making it a potential super-spreader....or something like that.
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