Alito Takes Liberties With Public Health - WhoWhatWhy

Alito Takes Liberties With Public Health

Samuel Alito, culture warrior
The Supreme Court justices are culture warriors fighting the imagined oppression of Christians. Photo credit: DonkeyHotey / WhoWhatWhy (CC BY-SA 2.0) See complete attribution below.
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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito recently gave a speech to the Federalist Society in which he claimed that COVID-19 restrictions have reduced freedom of religion to a “second-class” liberty. The majority of the Court agreed with him last Wednesday, November 25, 2020, when they decided New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had abridged religious freedom by imposing occupancy limits on religious services to combat the coronavirus. 

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2 responses to “Alito Takes Liberties With Public Health”

  1. Avatar robert e williamson jr says:

    I’m not sure how well I will perform at keeping this civilized considering the topic at hand but here goes.

    I’m giving up hoping that the adults in the room actually do anything relevant that ends up being fair for just for the masses.

    Biden has been elected and now the dems are up to their same ole same ole. If Biden thinks kissing and making up with the repubs is the thing to do he is doomed to one term.

    We have a glorified cast system in this country and Biden, the democratas and Alito prove it.

    From what I see out of Biden so far the Dems, Nancy and Co. have learned nothing.

    Good luck you undeserving suckers.

  2. Avatar David Mantik says:

    In countries with moderate COVID-19 mortality, excess all-cause mortality remained negligible throughout the pandemic!!

    Alyssa Bilinski, MSc1; Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD2
    Author Affiliations Article Information
    JAMA. 2020;324(20):2100-2102. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.20717