The United States Supreme Court ruled against Governor Cuomo’s Covid restrictions on religious gatherings which stipulated 10 to 25 people. Newly appointed Justice Amy Coney Barrett and Bret Kavanaugh, who were both nominated by President Trump, along well as Neil Gorsuch held the majority. However, three liberal justices including Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Chief Justice John Roberts disapproved.
The court came to the conclusion the restrictions placed on them violated religious freedom and believed the churches were unfairly targeted as the order “single out houses of worship for especially harsh treatment.” The court also concluded that there was no evidence religious gatherings impacted the spread of Covid 19.
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Russia and India to finalize nuclear deal. The agreement, originally signed off in 2005 by both countries, will establish the outline to build Reactors 3 & 4 for India’s nuclear power plant. The “general agreement” concerning the reactors was reached during the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission meeting chaired by External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid and Russian … Continue reading Russia and India to Finalize Nuclear Deal
Russia and Libya sign $1.8 billion arms deal in an effort to strengthen strategic ties. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says Moscow has agreed to sell Libya weapons in a $1.8 billion deal. Mr. Putin made the announcement Saturday while meeting with the head of Izhmash, a major Russian gun manufacturer. Russia’s Interfax news agency … Continue reading Russia and Libya Sign $1.8 Billion Arms Deal