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Column: The churches didn’t shut down
Cindi Ross Scoppe
Cindi Ross Scoppe
The S.C. House passed a bill Wednesday declaring that churches are “essential services” that can’t be forced to close during a state of emergency, and some Washington lobbying group fired off an announcement heralding the “important step” South Carolina had just taken to defend our First Amendment right to worship “by enabling religious organizations to keep their doors open and protecting them from discrimination based on their religious identity or constitutionally protected conduct.”