WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is for now staying out of a dispute involving the state of Louisiana and a Baton Rouge-area pastor charged with violating state coronavirus restrictions by repeatedly holding large church services.
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Friday evening turned away a request from Life Tabernacle Church pastor Tony Spell to get involved in the dispute. Alito denied the request himself, without asking Louisiana officials to respond and without referring the matter to the full court as often happens when a case is particularly significant or contentious.
Spell sued state and local officials in May after being charged with violating state restrictions. Lower courts ruled against him.
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WHAT ‘other methods’ are there though? COURT after court refuse to hear these cases against these lockdowns, OR RULE IN FAVOR OF THE DAMN governors…
Research the American court system.
Venting away at 3 justices when only one was involved?
What other methods are there? The solution has always been elections but we are in a new world now that elections can be so easily stolen and the party taking power is so willing to do it. The voters seem quite willing to allow it right now. We’ll see if they still are after 4 years of Biden/Harris. I hate the thought but the eventual solution may well be very bloody and it may be a long time coming.
Knowledge will help us. Alito recently spoke publicly on religious liberty and the damage done by covid restrictions since the election. The story is right here on this website. He has also been the main defender of the Catholic Little Sisters and the leftist lawsuit against them.
He’s one of the best justices we have. He’s not Scalia and he’s not Thomas but he is a constitutionalist and that may mean that conservatives won’t like everything he does. Leftists are going to like him a lot less. I don’t like everything in the Constitution but it’s what we have and the best system in the world.
You assume we’ll even be allowed to vote in 2024..