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    Quote Originally Posted by DivineOb View Post
    Why does Trump want them re-opened? Red meat for his base. Riling up the RWNJs.

    He's getting hit with bad poll after bad poll these days and is desperate.
    No, why do many on here want churches re-opened?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RumTumTugger View Post
    I"m like you CP. But those same governors and states are calling Planned Parenthood and liquor stores essential, Trump is just telling the Governors they cannot go against the 1st amendment by treating places of worship differently. I think this decision is according to the Constitution.
    No, as far as opening up again, they are not calling planned parenthood and liquer stores essential, each state is determining the opening procedure guidelines for themselves. It no longer has to do with what's essential. which included businesse's such as supermarkets, gas stations and banks etc. When it comes to re-opening it's left up to the states to decide what they want to do, or how they want to do it, and the states can't enforce churches to re-open any more than our wannabe King can..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    No, why do many on here want churches re-opened?
    Because people feel they have a spiritual need and that is how they satisfy that need.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    ...and the states can't enforce churches to re-open...
    Just out of curiosity, where are you getting that anybody is trying to force (or "enforce") churches to reopen?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparko View Post
    No, why do many on here want churches re-opened?
    Trump can't force churches to re-open, Sparko, nor can he tell Governors how to run the states. DO is right, it's red meat for his evangelical base, Trump couldn't care less, otherwise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    Trump can't force churches to re-open, Sparko, nor can he tell Governors how to run the states. DO is right, it's red meat for his evangelical base, Trump couldn't care less, otherwise.
    You know, it's actually possible for somebody to do something for political expediency AND care about it?
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  7. Amen RumTumTugger amen'd this post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    Trump can't force churches to re-open, Sparko, nor can he tell Governors how to run the states. DO is right, it's red meat for his evangelical base, Trump couldn't care less, otherwise.
    So George Wallace was right to stand in the school doorway and deny admittance to blacks because JFK can't force schools to admit blacks nor tell Governors how to run the states?

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  9. Amen RumTumTugger amen'd this post.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rogue06 View Post
    So George Wallace was right to stand in the school doorway and deny admittance to blacks because JFK can't force schools to admit blacks nor tell Governors how to run the states?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cow Poke View Post
    Just out of curiosity, where are you getting that anybody is trying to force (or "enforce") churches to reopen?
    I don't need to get that from anywhere, if a church wants to stay closed, that's nobody's business but the churches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimL View Post
    No, as far as opening up again, they are not calling planned parenthood and liquer stores essential, each state is determining the opening procedure guidelines for themselves. It no longer has to do with what's essential. which included businesse's such as supermarkets, gas stations and banks etc. When it comes to re-opening it's left up to the states to decide what they want to do, or how they want to do it, and the states can't enforce churches to re-open any more than our wannabe King can..
    Sorry JimL this is a 1st Amendment issue not a 10th Amendment Issue and as the Protector of the Constitution if the Governors do not start opening up the places of worship President Trump can sue the States for trampling on the 1st amendment rights of the People to worship together. which is what I suspect he is going to do.

    The ones acting like dictators and wannabe kings are certain Governors who refuse to accept that the People have rights that SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED.
    Last edited by RumTumTugger; 05-22-2020 at 01:58 PM.

  13. Amen Cow Poke amen'd this post.

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