This is a redress of grievance.
The headline isn’t meant to be a compliment; it’s meant to be a warning.
From the beginning, the church has played a significant role in American life. Those who played the largest roles were pastors and evangelists, such as George Whitfield, Jonathan Edwards, John Witherspoon, D.L. Moody, William Seymour, Martin Luther King Jr., and Billy Graham.
COVID-19 was to be the most serious respiratory threat since the 1918 influenza pandemic, and “suppression” methods would be needed to mitigate the infection and death numbers. These methods would need to remain in place for “18 months or longer,” until a vaccine could be created.
When the U.S. Constitution was first formed, it didn’t have the Bill of Rights trailing behind. It took some nudging from George Mason and other Anti-Federalists to get James Madison and the Federalists to add the 12 Amendments, which were eventually narrowed to 10.