Tuesday, May 19, 2020


For our our faith-based residents who are concerned about religious issues and Mr. Cuomo etal.

Numerous sources--here are just two---as always, excerpted only--read the entire articles at the links provided:

---NEW YORK PASTOR THREATENED WITH THOUSAND DOLLAR FINE FOR HOLDING DRIVE-IN CHURCH SERVICE: A New York church with 40 members held a drive-in service Sunday after being warned by police that it was a violation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Pastor Samson Ryman, who leads Central Bible Baptist Church in upstate New York, held his first drive-in service May 3 with 23 attendees in 18 vehicles. The next day the Massena Police Department issued an informal cease-and-desist to the pastor. "I was kind of shocked by that," Ryman told Fox News. Before holding the service, he got permission from state and local officials. FOX NEWS https://www.foxnews.com/us/coronavirus-new-york-church-police-drive-in-service

--NY TV 7 NEWS: MASSENA, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Massena church says it was threatened with a fine over its drive-in service. They say it’s a matter of religious freedom and safe. They’ll keep doing it.Central Bible Baptist Church is where Pastor Samson Ryman would like to be preaching. But May 3 he was preaching outside and again this past Sunday.“It's something different. It's neat. It's something to remember by. Go down in history to say, 'Hey we did drive-in service – during this pandemic - this time,'” said Ryman. But after the May 3 service Ryman said he got a call from police. They said it violated the governor's order on COVID-19 and social distancing. They said he could be fined $1,000. MORE AT https://www.wwnytv.com/2020/05/18/did-massena-church-violate-social-distancing-rules/

YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN....THE DOJ'S RECENT RULING---THERE IS NO PANDEMIC EXCEPTION TO THE CONSTITUTION AND BILL OF RIGHTS  https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2020/05/in-case-you-missed-it-religion-there-is.html

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