The coronavirus has been used by petty tyrants to quash civil liberties.
The country has endured an unbelievable amount of government overreach.
Now one rogue Governor just outlawed millenia of Christian tradition with one jaw-dropping ban.
California is an ugly example of a nanny state.
It ranks low in the state freedom index in several areas, and Governor Gavin Newsom once again showed why.
He tried to ban gatherings and fireworks for the Fourth of July, but citizens responded with an amazing fireworks spectacle of their own in an act of defiance.
But Newsom is moving on to a far more dangerous restriction.
Newsom issued a ban on singing in church services.
The new rules read:
“Places of worship must, therefore, discontinue singing and chanting activities and limit indoor attendance to 25 percent of building capacity or a maximum of 100 attendees, whichever is lower.
This is yet another encroachment on religious liberty by the Left.
Sadly, this is all too common, and it’s accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic.
Before Donald Trump deemed churches essential services, several states attempted to bar people from attending church.
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear ordered the state police to record the license plate numbers of anyone who attended church services and place them under mandatory quarantine, even if they didn’t exit their vehicles.
This ban comes in the wake of nationwide protests that have violated every inch of coronavirus safety measures.
Sean Feucht, worship leader at Bethel Church in Northern California, called out this blatant hypocrisy.
Feucht said, “For the last several weeks, tens of thousands of people have been gathering outdoors in cities all across California and they have been screaming and chanting and protesting, and all the while state officials are encouraging them as they do this.”
This an absurd double standard.
California has seen a dramatic rise in coronavirus cases as a result of the protests, but the Left is trying to blame the spike on economic reopening and singing in church.
This is preposterous.
Not only that, but the rise in cases is also related to a significantly higher rate of testing.
In addition, the mortality rate has been plummeting for several weeks straight.
This is simply a scare tactic by Democrat politicians who want to see people locked down indefinitely, and they’re trampling on the rights of churchgoers in the process.
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