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Statement from First Liberty Institute on Greenville, MS Mayor Errick Simmons’ Announcement that the City will Allow Drive-In Church Services

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April 15, 2020

Press Statement
For Immediate Release: 4.15.20
Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org
Direct: 972-941-4453 

Statement from First Liberty Institute on Greenville, MS Mayor Errick Simmons’ Announcement that the City will Allow Drive-In Church Services

Greenville, MS—The following statement may be attributed to Jeremy Dys, Special Counsel for Litigation and Communications at First Liberty Institute:

“We thank Governor Reeves and Mayor Simmons for recognizing the importance of protecting religious liberty by clarifying that drive-in church services are allowed during this difficult time.  Pastor Hamilton looks forward to being able to continue to meet the spiritual needs of his congregation while also abiding by public health guidelines and the Governor’s policy.”

First Liberty, WilmerHale, Mississippi Justice Institute, and Sean Callaghan represent Pastor Charles Hamilton, Jr King James Bible Baptist Church.

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