by Chris Enloe –
Kentucky: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, a Democrat, issued a legal directive on Thursday prohibiting churches from gathering for Easter services, even if congregants remained in their cars for a “drive-in” service.
“We’re saying no church worshiping,” the mayor declared.
On Saturday, U.S. District Judge Justin Walker thoroughly rebuked the mayor for his mandate.
In an emergency ruling, Walker granted a local Louisville church, On Fire, a temporary restraining order against Fischer’s directive, allowing the church, and presumably others in Louisville, to move forward with modified Easter gatherings. …
… “The Mayor’s decision is stunning. And it is, ‘beyond all reason,’ unconstitutional,” Walker ruled. …