Judge Slams Andrew Cuomo Lockdown: You Can’t Treat Churches and Businesses Differently

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Judge Slams Andrew Cuomo Lockdown: You Can’t Treat Churches and Businesses Differently

You can treat churches differently-but you can’t get away with it. That was one federal court’s message to New York leaders last week, when it called out the state’s double standards on coronavirus orders. Hypocrisy, which has been spreading faster than COVID, won’t stand up to the legal challenge, Judge Gary Sharpe warned.

NY officials can’t impose greater restrictions on religious services than businesses, protests: judge

A federal judge has blocked New York officials from enforcing state restrictions on outdoor and indoor religious gatherings that are stricter than those imposed on comparable secular entities. U.S. District Court Judge Gary L. Sharpe issued a preliminary injunction Friday on behalf of two Catholic priests and three rabbis who are suing Gov.

Protest Coverage: A Double Standard Elevating Injustice

The double standard in perceptions of the George Floyd protests and the COVID-19 lockdown protests is pervasive and discrediting to the media.