Lawsuit against Cuomo & De Blasio: “It is time to end New York’s experiment in absolute monarchy”

Catholic Priests, Orthodox Jews Sue Cuomo & De Blasio over Coronavirus Restrictions
by Mairead McCardle
June 12, 2020

Two Catholic priests and three Orthodox Jewish congregants have filed a lawsuit against New York governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City mayor Bill de Blasio in federal court, alleging that the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic violated the constitutional rights of religious New Yorkers. Catholic priests Steven Soos and Nicholas Stamos, from upstate New York, and Orthodox Jewish congregants Elchanan Perr, Daniel Schonborn, and Mayer Mayerfeld, from Brooklyn, filed the suit alleging civil-rights violations in the Northern District of New York. In addition to Cuomo and de Blasio, it also names state attorney general Letitia James as a defendant. READ MORE

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