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DOJ Warns California Not to Discriminate Against Religious Reopening

The DOJ has a few questions about California’s Newsom sending churches and synagogues to the back of the bus.

The Justice Department on Tuesday put California Gov. Gavin Newsom on notice, claiming that his plan for the state’s staggered re-opening from the threat posed by the coronavirus discriminates against religious groups and a return to in-person worship services.

Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband, chief of the department’s Civil Rights Division, warned the governor that places of worship were being forced to take a back seat to a gradual resumption of operations at schools, restaurants, offices and shopping malls.

That’s what you do when you believe, as Newsom does, that religion is non-essential or downright pernicious.

Which of these is not like the other?

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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