Pastors Admit The REAL REASON Churches Are Defying Quarantine Orders

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Published on 24 May 2020, 4:00
California churches have released a letter announcing they will be defying the Governor's stay at home orders. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks. Keep Hope (and TYT) Alive:

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"A group of pastors claiming to represent tens of thousands of congregants say they're opening the doors of their churches at the end of the month despite a state order to keep them closed.

More than 1,200 pastors in California have signed a petition that says they will resume in-person services beginning on May 31. That would defy the state's stay-at-home order, which was enacted to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.

"We believe you are attempting to act in the best interests of the state, but the restrictions have gone too far and for too long," attorney Robert Tyler, who represents the pastors and the thousands of churches and ministries they lead, wrote in a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom."*

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