Trump Calls On States To Reopen Places Of Worship Immediately
This article features President Trump and his announcement that places of worship are “essential” during the COVID-19 pandemic. The article gives direct quotes from President Trump, including those which state his position towards state governors who are keeping places of worship closed through their stay-at-home orders. The article makes it clear that the power relationship between the federal and state governments is unclear right now. Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, is featured in the article.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Naylor, Brian, "Trump Calls On States To Reopen Places Of Worship Immediately" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Law and Public Policy. 24.