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Splitting 5-4, Supreme Court blocks N.Y. coronavirus limits on houses of worship

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide, the Supreme Court is barring New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.
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Brooklyn diocese cheers ruling barring Cuomo's houses of worship limits

Brooklyn diocese cheers ruling barring Cuomo's houses of worship limits

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Diocese of Brooklyn on Thursday cheered the Supreme Court's decision to temporarily block Gov. Andrew Cuomo's capacity limits at houses of worship in COVID-19 hotspots. “I am gratified by the decision of the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, who have recognized the clear First Amendment violation and urgent need for relief in...
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Supreme Court rules against NY COVID-19 restrictions on houses of worship

Supreme Court rules against NY COVID-19 restrictions on houses of worship

1 month ago   |   By ABC

New Justice Amy Coney Barrett voted in the majority as the court temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship.
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Supreme Court temporarily lifts some NYS virus limits on houses of worship

1 month ago   |   By Newsday

The high court temporarily barred the state from enforcing capacity limits at houses of worship in "red" and "yellow" zones.
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COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

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