Skip to comments.‘Religious Institutions Have Been a Problem’: Andrew Cuomo Threatens to Shut Down Churches, Synagogues
Posted on 10/06/2020 6:03:51 PM PDT by marshmallow
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened Monday to close down religious institutions, specifically Jewish synagogues, if they do not follow his coronavirus restrictions.
We know religious institutions have been a problem, Cuomo said at a Monday press conference. We know mass gatherings are the super spreader events. We know there have been mass gatherings going on in concert with religious institutions in these communities for weeks. For weeks.
I dont mean little violations, he continued. Im talking about, youre only supposed to have 50 outdoors, they had 1,000.
The governor referred to pictures from the past couple of weeks, calling the pictures emblematic of the mass religious gatherings occurring during the pandemic.
It appears that the photos that Cuomo referred to are from 2006 and show the funeral of Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum, according to Jewish Insiders Jacob Kornbluh. Cuomos office did not immediately respond to a press inquiry regarding the photos.
Cuomo said that he understood that closing down religious institutions can lead to uncomfortable situations, but that he will tell the Orthodox community on Tuesday: If youre not willing to live with these rules, then Im going to close the synagogues.
I have had a 30-year relationship with the Orthodox community, he added.
It goes back to my father. I have a very close personal relationship with them. This is the last thing I want to do, forget the politics, I dont care about that anymore. Personally, I dont want to have this conversation. Its a difficult conversation. And youre right on the line of government intrusion on religion. So its hard.
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This guy deserves the mussolini treatment
Too bad you can't just get rid of them, right?
I’m sure he thinks so.
Give Mussolini a break on this, he let churches in Italy stay open during his dictatorship.
Leftist Jews will still vote for their religious brothers oppressors the DemRats.
Did he neglect to mention Mosques?
I have never heard him say a word about mosques. I’ve only heard and/or read about him wanting Christian churches and Jewish synagogues to be closed.
Two minutes hate
Libtards shifting focus off blm rioters and looters and murderers and shfiting onto religious people
So libtard socialist
In 1857, our church was dedicated to the patronage of Saint Michael the Archangel, who was of supernal help during the Civil War draft riots and the burgeoning crime rate. Not for nothing was our neighborhood nicknamed Hells Kitchen. This year our streets have been under attack during the maliciously orchestrated and funded riots. The holy angels strengthen the classical virtue of sophrosyne, which is moral sanity based on reason and temperance, and is the opposite of riotous demagoguery.
We have the privilege of transferring the Feast of Saint Michael to this Sunday, lighting candles before his statue, whose recently gold-leafed sword, too heavy for chuckling cherubs to wield, points at Satan. That Prince of Pride, and ventriloquist of anarchists, boasted: I will be like the Most High (Isaiah 14:14). But Saint Michael declares Quis ut Deus which freely translated from the tongues of angels into the vernacular of men, means, Sorry, Liar. You aint God."
I'm not likening Cuomo to Satan, but I'll take my chance contracting COVID19 in the presence of God.
He’s an evil swine and it’d be poetic for sure.
Instead of closing the synagogues can’t he just make them wear some form of distinguishing badge on their outer garment? Suggestions??
The mayor of NYC and the governor of NY are anti-Sematic.
I think they’re anti-Christian, as well.
Pardon me. Threads like this make me sneeze.
They are both definitely anti-American.
That’s CommieCuomo and comrade DeBlob.
Be a shame if he ended at an Esso station...
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