Connect with us

Faith

Trump Declares Worship ‘Essential’, Orders States to Allow Churches to Reopen

BOOM!

There have been no shortage of heated arguments as of late on the subject of our current pandemic lockdowns.

Some believe that we’re not quite ready for concerts and packed restaurants, while others want to know why grocery stores are essential but schools are not?  These arguments have been spun six ways to Sunday via the infotainment industry and social media, and we as Americans have grown irritated and ugly with one another on account of this.

No segment of this debate was more heated than when we spoke of religion and religious services.  The animosity grew so ill at one point that a church in Mississippi was razed by lockdown loyalists, complete with a condescending note at the scene of the crime calling the parishioners out for gathering during quarantine.

Trending: VIDEO: Seattle Cop Runs Over Protester’s Head in Viral Clip

President Trump has taken action today that should clear up any confusion on the subject.

take our poll - story continues below

Will You Be Voting In Person November 3rd?

  • Will You Be Voting In Person November 3rd?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

President Trump on Friday announced that new Centers for Disease Control guidance will classify houses of worship as “essential,” as he called on governors to allow them to open “right now” after being closed during the coronavirus lockdowns.

Trump announced the policy for churches, synagogues and mosques, during a short briefing at the White House.

“The governors need to do the right thing and allow these very important essential places of faith to open right now–for this weekend,” Trump said. “If they don’t do it, I will override the governors.”

“In America, we need more prayer not less,” Trump added.

And, in a nod to the rhetoric that much of his base was using online…

“Some governors have deemed the liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential,” Trump said. “But have left out churches and other houses of worship. It’s not right. So I’m correcting this injustice and calling houses of worship essential.”

The new CDC guidelines offered some church-specific recommendations, including the use of facial coverings and the reduction of singing and choir size, as COVID-19 is most easily spread via respiratory droplets.

Save conservative media!

Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it, please mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

VIDEO: Seattle Cop Runs Over Protester’s Head in Viral Clip

News

How Do I Know If I’m an Alcoholic?

The Freedom Model

FBI Official Claims Michael Flynn Investigation Was Designed to ‘Get Trump’

Politics

Senate Unanimously Rebukes President, Passes Resolution on ‘Peaceful Transfer’ of Power

Politics