Early last week, I wrote a scathing piece about how disappointed I was in Oregon’s churches for sitting on their hands while Kate Brown unconstitutionally trampled on our freedom of religion. Finally, two reports came in over the weekend.

“Churches, individuals file suit in Baker County Circuit Court against Gov. Kate Brown seeking injunction to block coronavirus executive orders” According to Baker City Herald.

And from Willamette Weekly, “Ten churches and over a dozen religious leaders and congregants across Oregon filed a lawsuit in Baker County Circuit Court on May 6 demanding that Gov. Kate Brown allow them to reopen despite her executive orders.

The churches—located in cities ranging from Portland to Lincoln City—argue that Brown only had authority to extend her executive order 30 days, and that her executive powers expired April 7.”

For the past 3 weeks, my team