UPDATED: Panel revokes limits on religious gatherings


(Updated to include new reporting with extensive edits throughout to reflect developing events)

Republican Legislative leaders on Wednesday revoked Gov. Laura Kelly's executive order putting a limit on the size of religious gatherings.

The Legislative Coordinating Council, made up of Republican and Democratic legislative leaders, repealed the directive capping church activities at 10 people  in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Republican leaders had voiced concern that the governor's executive order treated religious organizations differently than secular businesses. Penalties for violating the . . .


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