Supreme Court Says New York Can’t Limit Attendance In Houses of Worship Due To COVID

In a choice released late Wednesday, the Supreme Court stated New york citys presence limitation at holy places breaks the First Change.

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In a choice launched late Wednesday, the Supreme Court stated New Yorks presence limit at houses of praise breaches the First Amendment.

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The court ruled that Gov. Andrew Cuomos executive order broke the First Amendments “complimentary workout” clause.

The order imposed limitations on presence at religious services in areasclassified as “red” or “orange” zones. In red zones, no more than 10 people can attend each service, and in orange zones, participation is capped at 25.

The decision comes as confirmed cases of coronavirus rise around the nation.

The U.S. Supreme Court has actually barred New York from enforcing rigorous attendance limits on places of worship in locations designated coronavirus hot spots, in a decision released late Wednesday.

The Catholic Church and Orthodox Jewish synagogues brought the case versus New York.

“The limitations at problem here, by effectively barring lots of from participating in spiritual services, strike at the very heart of the First Amendments assurance of spiritual liberty,” the choice read.