High Court smacks down California Gov. Gavin Newsom's lockdown restrictions on houses of worship.
Strikes blow to CA governor's lockdown restrictions
by Christine Niles • ChurchMilitant.com • December 3, 2020
The Harvest Church case now goes back to the Ninth Circuit for a ruling on the merits. If the Ninth Circuit rules against the church and in favor of Newsom's restrictions, the case is expected to be appealed again to the U.S. Supreme Court, which, if it agrees to hear the case, will likely hand down a 5–4 ruling in favor of religious liberty.