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. 

The cartoon above was created by DonkeyHotey for u from these images: Samuel Alito caricature (DonkeyHotey / Flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0), body (US Air Force), and background (Elvert Barnes / Flickr – CC BY-SA 2.0).

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