Religious Liberty

Calif. court issues temporary restraining order against church for holding indoor services

"A California judge has granted a temporary restraining order against Godspeak Calvary Chapel and its Pastor Rob McCoy for holding in-person services in violation of COVID-19 health orders....McCoy announced in a video message Friday that he will continue to hold indoor services. 'I wish it didn’t have to come to this, I really do, but we will be violating the judge’s order.'" - CPost

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“It’s possible I misunderstood the GCC elders’ statement. I’m happy to be corrected.”

"Aside from what the authors of this [Grace Community Church] statement may or may not believe, the statement itself makes no provision for the possibility that a Christian might choose another path and still be counted as faithful." - 9 Marks

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We Can’t Roll the Dice on Religious Liberty: Nevada, the Supreme Court, and Churches

"The Supreme Court has chosen in a 5-4 ruling not to grant injunctive relief to churches in Nevada in light of the state’s arguably inconsistent Covid-19 guidelines. In doing so, the Supreme Court let stand what is wrong: churches are being treated differently than similar gatherings." - Ed Stetzer 

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No joyful noise: churches sue after California curtails public worship again

"Last Monday between 300 and 400 protesters gathered on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. But they didn’t shout 'defund the police'—they worshiped, sang, and prayed>....The demonstrators were protesting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to ban singing and chanting in churches." - WORLD

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