US President Donald Trump authorized churches on Friday to reopen their doors “right now”, this weekend, and threatened to suspend the authority of the governors if they do not allow it, which legally It is feasible because the decision rests with local and state entities.
At a press conference, Trump announced the designation of churches, synagogues, and mosques as “essential places,” making them federally critical to the United States. in the framework of the pandemic, a category that has also entered hospitals or food factories.
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“Some governors have considered liquor stores or abortion clinics to be essential, but they left churches out. That is not right, so today I correct that injustice and I urge the governors to allow their opening right now, “Trump said.
The president threatened to suspend the authority of the governors if they do not allow it and ended his intervention saying: «USA. he needs more prayers, not less ».
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Trump indicated that soon the government Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will give more information on the recommendations to follow.
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