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Easter services limited in Kansas amid virus outbreak


April 12, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state Supreme Court ruling means Kansas religious services were limited to 10 people or fewer on Easter, typically the busiest day for Christian church attendance.

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Sunday said she was "forced" to include places of worship in her bans on gatherings of more than 10 people amid the coronavirus pandemic.

"My top priority has always been the safety and well-being of all Kansans," Kelly said in a statement. ""I know this pandemic is extremely hard for everyone."

A Republican-dominated legislative panel tried to overturn Kelly's executive or...

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