There are two bills pending before Congress which seek to overhaul policing at the local, state, and federal levels. Here's a side-by-side comparison of the 100+ page bills.
The statement of interest explains that Washington’s preferable treatment of secular gatherings such as restaurants, taverns, and outdoor protests compared to the restrictions imposed on indoor and outdoor religious services triggers heightened scrutiny under the Constitution.
The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in a Colorado federal court supporting the First Amendment religious freedom claims.
The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste is the lobbying arm of Citizens Against Government Waste, one of the nation’s largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.
The 26 Senators say the affiliates applied for and accepted a reported $80 million in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) despite knowing they were ineligible to apply. Both of Georgia's Senators signed on the letter as well.
On April 5th, the church held a sixteen-person worship service in its 225-seat sanctuary while maintaining rigorous social-distancing and personal-hygiene protocols. At the end of the service, the Chincoteague police department issued the pastor a criminal citation and summons, based on the governor’s executive orders.
At least $16 billion of the money will go directly to support farmers and ranchers based on actual losses for agricultural producers where prices and market supply chains have been impacted.
34 federal prisons are affected by the COVID-19 virus, and the number is expected to increase.
“We simply do not have the workforce here to fulfill our country’s nursing needs.”
The motion alleges that any inmates refusing to comply with orders to clean and sanitize common areas in the private prison facilities face "solitary confinement and other serious harm"