Judge questions exemptions in governor’s executive order


A federal judge late Friday afternoon pressed lawyers for Gov. Laura Kelly to explain exemptions in her executive order limiting religious gatherings to 10 or fewer people.

U.S. District Judge John Broomes quizzed the lawyers about exemptions in the order for retail stores, day care centers, food pantries, detox centers and group homes among others.

"This is not a broad, blanket restriction," Broomes said. "You've picked and chosen who gets exceptions and who doesn't and what those exceptions are going to be."

The governor . . .


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