Justice Department Warns California Not To Leave Churches Out of Reopening Plans

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The Department of Justice is warning the State of California that its rules for the reopening of churches and religious services, which appear to be more burdensome than the requirements for similarly risky businesses and commercial enterprises, could be a civil rights violation.

California, like most other states, is working on a phased reopening of the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents of the state are under strict “stay at home” orders that have become sources of conflict and protest for being overly broad and preventing people from gathering in outdoor spaces (like beaches), even when people voluntarily

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