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Catholic, Orthodox Jewish Groups Sue To Block Coronavirus Restrictions In New York Hot Spots

Roman Catholic and Orthodox Jewish groups filed two federal lawsuits Thursday challenging the restrictions Gov. Andrew Cuomo (R-N.Y.) established for COVID-19 hot spots this week. Agudath Israel of America, an umbrella group for the strictly observant Haredi branch of Orthodox Judaism, and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn are seeking an injunction to block Cuomo […]

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White Evangelicals Aren’t As Worried About COVID-19 As Other Faith Groups: Study

White evangelicals’ attitudes toward the coronavirus pandemic are considerably more relaxed than those of other religious groups, a new study said. White evangelical Protestants were generally less worried about contracting COVID-19, more ready for life to return to normal and much more likely to say that President Donald Trump was handling the pandemic well, compared […]

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Despite Funding Anti-Abortion Candidates, Bloomberg Still Lauded By Pro-Choice Groups

Mike Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, has spent millions of dollars to support “anti-choice, right-wing” politicians, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) told viewers during the primary debate earlier this week.  But despite his substantial donations to Republican senators like Lindsey Graham, Pat Toomey and Scott Brown (Warren’s opponent in her […]