The Supreme Court continued to rule in favor of churches that have faced coronavirus restrictions on Thursday, submitting an unsigned opinion that directed a California case back to the appellate court while granting injunctive relief.
The high court asked the lower court to reconsider the case in light of its recent ruling against restrictions on religious gatherings in New York state.
The New York case found that religious institutions were treated unequally with other organizations like businesses.
Harvest Rock Church in California has been fighting California Governor Gavin Newsom’s restrictions since July, when Newsom ordered all worship services outside and barred singing.
There are several other cases pending before the high court involving restrictions on churches, including some in New Jersey and Nevada.
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