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Judge Amy Coney Barrett helps sway US Supreme Court vote barring COVID-19 limits on religious gatherings – SBS News

The unsigned ruling – likely to be heralded by conservatives as a win for religious freedoms – was one of the first since Justice Barrett’s appointment tipped the…

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The US Supreme Court has barred New York from imposing coronavirus restrictions on houses of worship, in a ruling likely to be heralded by conservatives as a victory for religious freedoms.
Services should not be treated differently from permitted secular gatherings, the unsigned ruling said, one of the first since the appointment of Justice Amy Coney Barrett tipped the court’s balance to the conservatives.
Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York state, had ordered that only up to 10 people could gather…

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