He called on governors to allow them to open “right now.”
The new CDC guidelines will classify houses of worship as “essential,” President Trump stated Friday. He announced the policy for churches, synagogues and mosques during a briefing at the White House.
He called on governors to allow them to open “right now,” and said, “If they don’t do it, I will override the governors in America. We need more prayer, not less.”
The president said it was an “injustice” that some state leaders have allowed “liquor stores and abortion clinics” to stay open amid the pandemic while closing houses of worship. “I’m calling houses of worship essential,” President Trump said. “We want our churches open, we want our places of faith, synagogues, we want them open,” he said.
As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…
- For President Trump and his fervent support of religious freedoms in America.
- For state governors to permit the opening of houses of worship with the stipulation that they follow guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sources: CNBC, ABC News