By Paul Murano at ChurchMilitant.com • June 1, 2020
CHICAGO – “This is a total and complete victory for people of faith,” declared Thomas More Society vice president and senior counsel Peter Breen.
After a lawsuit claiming religious discrimination and the violation of the state and U.S. constitutions, the state of Illinois has backed down from its imbalanced mandates with regard to religious houses of worship. Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker reversed his bans on drive-in services and small group services of up to 10 people.
Pritzker announced in his daily press briefing on May 28 that he is withdrawing mandates on Illinois churches and replacing them with health department “guidelines” for places of worship. Read more “Churches Band Together, Illinois Concedes”