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By Tony Perkins, LifeNews, July 29, 2020

LifeNews Note: Tony Perkins is the president of the Family Research Council.

WASHINGTON, DCIf there’s one thing Americans have learned from the Supreme Court in 2020, it’s this: there are no guarantees. Even now, after a slew of bad decisions, conservatives wanted to believe that when it comes to religious liberty, even Chief Justice John Roberts couldn’t get that wrong. Well, think again. When it comes to siding with the Constitution, even Vegas will tell you — don’t bet on Roberts.

Even by the Left’s estimation, Friday’s case was cut and dried. When Nevada’s governor, Steve Sisolak (D) decided to open casinos to thousands of people — but cap church attendance at 50 — the lawsuit almost wrote itself. As far as First Amendment violations go, experts thought, this was textbook. “Not only is this disparate treatment,” Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) argued on “Washington Watch,” but “the Constitution of the United States gives churches and the right to worship a special status.” So, imagine everyone’s surprise — including the liberal media’s — when this case was fast-tracked to the Supreme Court for emergency action, and the liberal majority refused to intervene! ….

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