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In the US, Louisiana justices toss COVID-related charges against pastor

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New Orleans, USAP The Louisiana Supreme Court threw out charges Friday against a pastor who flouted restrictions on gatherings early in the coronavirus pandemic, ruling five-to-two that the governor’s executive orders violated freedom of religion. “This is a tremendous win for religious civil liberties and it has vindicated us in our…battle with the Governor trying to close […]

In US, Louisiana court to hear pastor’s case against virus charges

US Tony Spell

New Orleans, USAP Louisiana’s Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will hear arguments in a pastor’s fight against criminal charges he faces for violations of pandemic gathering limits that were in effect last year. Tony Spell got national attention when he began to flout the state’s public health order in March 2020 at a time […]