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Supreme Court Votes 5-4 Against Gov. Cuomo’s COVID Restrictions On Religious Services


Power-hungry Governor Cuomo just got shut down by the Supreme Court.

In a 5-4 decision on Wednesday night, the Supreme Court blocked New York Gov. Cuomo’s unconstitutional restrictions on worship services in areas hit hard by the coronavirus.

Cuomo‘s authoritarian rules limited churches, synagogues, and other houses of worship to only 10 or 25 worshipers.

The Supreme Court shot down Cuomo’s restrictions due to the fact it goes against the 1st Amendment right to freely worship.

On a side note, Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the Liberals which clearly shows what team he’s playing on now but Amy Coney Barret stayed true to the Constitution and voted against Cuomo’s unlawful restrictions.

Fox News covered the huge decision and dropped these details:

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday night blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from reimposing strict attendance caps at worship services in areas hit hard by the novel coronavirus.

The court voted 5-4 to bar Cuomo from enforcing his Oct. 6 “Cluster Initiative” against houses of worship that sued to challenge the restrictions.

In the hardest-hit areas, which were designated red zones, the state limited attendance in houses of worship to 25% of their capacity or 10 people, whichever is fewer. The majority said his limits violated the First Amendment’s protection of the free exercise of religion.

In a dissenting opinion on Wednesday, Chief Justice Roberts joined the court’s liberal wing in dissent and said the court had acted rashly, Bloomberg reported.

The New York Post chipped in too:

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The Supreme Court late Wednesday temporarily blocked Gov. Andrew Cuomo from setting capacity limits at houses of worship in certain state-designated coronavirus hot spots.

In a 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court sided with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn and Orthodox Jewish synagogues that sued the governor over the state-imposed caps in areas declared red and orange zones.

“Even in a pandemic, the Constitution cannot be put away and forgotten,” the unsigned opinion said.

While Amy Coney Barret showed she will protect American’s freedom to exercise religion John G. Roberts did the opposite.


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