Massachusetts pastor faces $300 fine for service in which members wore face masks, gloves

Source: Fox News - View Original Article
Published: May 05, 2020
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97% ", FEDERAL JUDGE SAYS People are excited about someone standing up and protecting our rights, Casey added.""
95% "Casey said his family received death threats after his name was mentioned at a city council meeting.""
93% "Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com.""
92% "STAY-AT-HOME ORDER CONSTITUTIONAL""
91% "If we allow the government to shut down the light of Jesus Christ, America will go dark spiritually and we may never return.""
90% "I stand behind you.'""
85% "It's rabbis and priests.""
84% "This is real and real people are dying of COVID-19, Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty added.""

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97% : , FEDERAL JUDGE SAYS "People are excited about someone standing up and protecting our rights," Casey added.
95% : We are protected as a church, and yet the big box retailers are not protected and yet they are still open," Casey told Fox News.
95% : Casey said his family received death threats after his name was mentioned at a city council meeting.
93% : Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com.
92% : STAY-AT-HOME ORDER CONSTITUTIONAL
91% : "If we allow the government to shut down the light of Jesus Christ, America will go dark spiritually and we may never return."
90% : It's people from all over America calling me and saying, 'Thank you for taking a stand.
90% : I stand behind you.'
85% : It's rabbis and priests.
84% : "This is real and real people are dying of COVID-19," Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty added.
81% : Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.
81% : KANSAS CITY MAYOR DEFENDS 'NAZI-LIKE' POLICY REGISTERING PEOPLE ATTENDING CHURCH
79% : "The Bible tells us to forsake not the fellowship of one another together, and in Acts 5:29 it says, 'I'd rather obey God than man.'
74% : ILLINOIS GOV.
73% : "We'll see if I get arrested or not on Sunday," Casey said.
72% : Kristopher Casey, pastor of Adams Square Baptist Chruch in Worcester, waved an American flag after Sunday's service while his congregation sang "God bless America."
70% : Fox News Flash top headlines are here.
66% : CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS
62% : he and the folks who attended those services would be themselves at jeopardy and put their community at jeopardy," Ed Augustus, Worcester city manager, said at a press conference.
62% : It's bishops.
60% : PRITZKER'S RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ADD-ON
59% : The pastor of a Massachusetts church was slapped with a $300 fine for holding an in-person service amid coronavirus state restrictions and says his family is now facing death threats.
56% : "The Constitution and the Bill of Rights don't go on vacation when there's a pandemic.
56% : LEADING THE
48% : Police tracked approximately 40 people leaving the church, which seats more than 300, on Sunday, in violation of the state's ban on gatherings of 10 people or more, WCVB reported.
45% : He said the small, inner-city church is spending more than any other church just to prove a point and go "well above reproach" in following CDC guidelines.
35% : "And they're getting it from someone."
34% : Casey explained his sanctuary has been deep-cleaned, a process that costs thousands of dollars, before services, and congregants must wear masks and gloves at all times, Casey said.
33% : The pastor called Gov. Charlie Baker's threats of fines and jail time "an intimidation tactic on our right to have a church."
27% : Sign up here.
26% : People said they hoped the family would die from COVID-19 for holding services, he said.
24% : "It's not just Baptists.
17% : But there have been critics, too.
14% : The Baptist pastor, represented by Christian Law Association laywer David Gibbs, plans on getting fined $500 for holding a Wednesday service.
10% : 'REOPEN CHURCH SUNDAY' KICKS OFF WITH TEXAS MEGACHURCH
8% : He added, "The treatment they're giving us is not fair and that's why I'm taking a stand."
1% : NO ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL' "We're really, just disappointed, that quite frankly ...

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