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JFC! Just checked Worldometers website.

Today's numbers for California (and they are still rising).

New cases -57,801
New deaths - 376
Posted by alwaysinasnit | Wed Dec 16, 2020, 09:06 PM (21 replies)

Supreme Court strong-arms California judge to follow its ruling exempting churches from COVID restri

Source: Rawstory

One week ago today the U.S. Supreme Court sided with a group of New York churches and synagogues, overruling Governor Cuomo and declaring that even in a deadly pandemic that now is breaking new records, houses of worship are exempt from coronavirus restrictions on attendance maximums.

Now, in what experts are calling an “essentially unprecedented” and “unusual move,” the Supreme Court has just basically pressured a California trial judge to obey its ruling in the New York case.

Critics likened the New York ruling by the new Trump conservative-majority justices to “The Handmaid’s Tale,” where fascism, religion, and the Bible trump the law and common sense. Justice Sonia Sotomayor slammed her conservative colleagues in her dissent, accusing them of playing a “deadly game.”

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On Thursday the Supreme Court sent a California church’s request for “injunctive relief,” meaning a request it rule immediately in its favor, to a federal appeals court. But, in the unusual move, the one-paragraph unsigned order directed the appeals court to send the case back to a lower court “for further consideration in light of Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo,” the New York case it decided last week.

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Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/2020/12/supreme-court-strong-arms-california-judge-to-follow-its-ruling-exempting-churches-from-restrictions/
Posted by alwaysinasnit | Thu Dec 3, 2020, 04:52 PM (25 replies)
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