SCOTUS Rules Against CA Restrictions on Home Prayer Gatherings

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of religious complainants against a California COVID restriction on in-home religious gatherings.

“…California treats some comparable secular activities more favorably than at-home religious exercise,” the Friday ruling stated in part, “permitting hair salons, retail stores, personal care services, movie theaters, private suites at sporting events and concerts, and indoor restaurants to bring together more than three households at a time.”

“The State cannot ‘assume the worst when people go to worship but assume the best when people go to work.’”

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