Sign up for our newsletter

Below is a report that DML News gives a 4 OUT OF 4 STARS trustworthiness rating. We base this rating on the following criteria:

  • Provides named sources
  • Reported by more than one notable outlet
  • Does not insert opinion or leading words
  • Includes supporting video, direct statements, or photos

Click here to read more about our rating system.

As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by TheHill.com:

Kansas’s Republican-led legislature voted Wednesday to rescind Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s coronavirus-related order capping religious assemblies at 10 people the week of Passover and Easter.

Kelly issued the order Tuesday, prompting pushback from some state lawmakers, who accused her of violating religious liberty with the order intended to comply with federal social distancing guidelines. Lawmakers voted along party lines to strike down the order Wednesday, according to The Wichita Eagle.

The article goes on to state the following:

State Attorney General Derek Schmidt had written in a memo Wednesday that the order was likely unconstitutional and discouraged law enforcement from enforcing it.

“In our view, Kansas statute and the Kansas Constitution’s Bill of Rights each forbid the governor from criminalizing participation in worship gatherings by executive order,” Schmidt said in a statement.

To get more information about this article, please visit TheHill.com.

Sign up for our newsletter
Previous articleREPORT: 41 transit workers workers have died of coronavirus, 1,500 test positive in one city
Next articleREPORT: CDC issues report on how African Americans are affected by coronavirus