WATCH: Church defies city restraining order despite threats of mass arrests and armed guards

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WATCH: Church defies city restraining order despite threats of mass arrests and armed guards

Rob McCoy of Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park, California told LifeSite correspondent Lisa Stover today that the “draconian” measures imposed by the s…

WATCH: Church defies city restraining order despite threats of mass arrests and armed guards

THOUSAND OAKS, California, August 14, 2020 ( LifeSiteNews) – Churches across the state of California are being forced to halt indoor worship services thanks to a decree issued by liberal Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom. But one Christian pastor is defying the state’s orders and literally risking his freedom for his sheep.

PETITION: Support pastors fighting against oppressive state mandates

Religious freedom is again in the crosshairs of progressives across the country. In some states, President Trump’s declaration that houses of worship should be designated as “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic has fallen on deaf ears. In both Nevada and California, the state government is severely restricting the constitutional right to practise one’s religion and attend church.