Thursday, September 10, 2020

1st Circuit Hears Oral Arguments In COVID-19 Worship Service Limitation Challenge

 The U.S. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday heard oral arguments in Calvary Chapel of Bangor v. Mills. (Audio of full oral arguments.) In May, a Maine federal district court a Maine federal district court rejected a church's First Amendment challenge to Maine Governor Janet Mills' COVID-19 order which at that time prohibited religious gatherings of more than ten people. (See prior posting.)  WBAI News reports on the oral arguments.