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November 27, 2020

Gorsuch writes a scathing rebuke of Gov. Cuomo’s COVID restrictions as Supreme Court rules in favor of religious liberty [Buck Throckmorton]

"But Gorsuch"

“At the same time, the Governor has chosen to impose no capacity restrictions on certain businesses he considers ‘essential.’ And it turns out the businesses the Governor considers essential include hardware stores, acupuncturists, and liquor stores. Bicycle repair shops, certain signage companies, accountants, lawyers, and insurance agents are all essential too. So, at least according to the Governor, it may be unsafe to go to church, but it is always fine to pick up another bottle of wine, shop for a new bike, or spend the afternoon exploring your distal points and meridians. Who knew public health would so perfectly align with secular convenience?”

“Indeed, the Governor is remarkably frank about this: In his judgment laundry and liquor, travel and tools, are all “essential” while traditional religious exercises are not. That is exactly the kind of discrimination the First Amendment forbids. “


BTW [ace]: Roberts joined the liberals -- as usual.

We can safely simply call him part of the Four Liberal Horsemen now.

And we can enter yet another catastrophe in the Bush Family Book of Endless Defeats.


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