The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has just filed a lawsuit challenging the state of California's ban on singing and chanting activities in places of worship on behalf of Calvary Chapel of Ukiah, Calvary Chapel Fort Bragg, and River of Life Church, in Oroville, California.
On July 1, 2020, California updated the health order to include a Worship Guidance that now states, "Places of worship must therefore discontinue singing and chanting activities." On or about July 11, 2020, a spokeswoman for California's Office of Emergency Services confirmed that the worship ban "must be followed." This ban violates our plaintiff's constitutional rights under the First Amendment and Equal Protection clauses of the U. S. Constitution. (Click HERE to read the full complaint.)
The ACLJ immediately condemned the California governor's July 1st ban on singing and chanting in places of worship. Banning singing in California churches is an[…] Source: Christian Music