HILLVIEW, Ky.(Louisville Courier Journal/USA Today)— As hymns sang out Easter Sunday from a large outdoor speaker overlooking the Maryville Baptist Church parking lot, two Kentucky State troopers placed quarantine notices on parishioners’ cars and wrote down their license numbers.
Inside the church, roughly 50 worshipers ignored Gov. Andy Beshear’s order against mass gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic so they could attend services together on Christianity’s holiest day. …
“Everybody has to do what they feel comfortable with,” Jack Roberts said. He did cover his own license plate, as did several other parishioners.
It didn’t matter. Troopers took down the VIN numbers instead.
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