Skip to comments.KY Church Mandates Removed
Posted on 05/15/2020 6:22:56 PM PDT by marshmallow
Gov. Andy Beshear may no longer discriminate against churches for religious gatherings whether those gatherings be in-person or in the parking lot
BULLITT COUNTY, KY Yesterday, the federal District Court acknowledged that to the extent there are differences between its injunction issued Friday evening and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals injunction issued Saturday, on behalf of Maryville Baptist Church, the latter takes precedence.
In his Friday injunction, District Judge Hale ruled: The Governor and other Commonwealth officials are ENJOINED from enforcing the ban on mass gatherings as to in- person services at Maryville Baptist Church so long as the church, its ministers, and its congregants adhere to public health requirements set by state officials. But the injunction added a footnote after the word officials citing to new mandates for churches that Gov. Beshear filed just moments before the order was released. These mandates imposed additional requirements on churches not placed on non-religious businesses and gatherings, including restrictions on Sunday School, communion, banning choirs, prohibiting wind instruments, and more.
On Saturday, the Court of Appeals also granted an injunction for in-person church services, ruling: The Governor and the other defendants are enjoined, during the pendency of this appeal, from enforcing orders prohibiting in-person services at the Maryville Baptist Church if the Church, its ministers, and its congregants adhere to the public health requirements mandated for life-sustaining entities.
The reference to life-sustaining refers to the typical hygiene and distancing health procedures, and not the more restrictive mandates from Gov. Beshear. In his order yesterday, Judge Hale ruled: To the extent there are differences between this Courts injunction and the Sixth Circuits, the latter would prevail.
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Well well well. Yet another bright spot. Very encouraging. Thanks for posting it! :-)
I'm using this to try to get Churches in "conservative" Douglas County, CO opened.
We're about "this close" to forming a living prayer chain around County offices.
Injunction only applies to that particular church. Beshear can keep the others locked down.
Still, one is better than none. I’ll take it!
These Leftist governors are a Godless lot.
Vote the B*stds Out the Next Chance You get.
Many Baptist churches teach about the differences between mans laws & Gods laws.
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