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Northwestern Illinois church sues Pritzker in federal court over his stay-at-home order

Posted on AllSides April 30th, 2020
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A church in northwestern Illinois added to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s legal woes Thursday, filing a federal lawsuit seeking an immediate injunction that would allow it to conduct worship services.

The church plans to hold such a service Sunday, it says.

The lawsuit was filed by the Thomas More Society on behalf of The Beloved Church of Lena and its pastor, Stephen Cassell. It alleges that the Stephenson County health department delivered a cease-and-desist notice to Cassell on March 31.

Lena is about 50 miles west of Rockford.

The complaint says...

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