Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis finally shut his state down, “but said religious services conducted in churches, synagogues and houses of worship are ‘essential business’ and are therefore exempt.” Trust me, not paying attention during services on Zoom is just as gratifying as not paying attention in person. And there’s an added benefit: No one gets killed (an outcome that god, very early on in the ten commandments, quite clearly frowns upon.)

+ “Do you understand that this is a gimmick? It’s a test. I want to pass the test, so as for me and my house we’re going to serve the Lord.” Idaho pastor and state Rep. Tim Remington continues to hold in-person church services. (Tim, you failed the test.)

+ Hobby Lobby Keeps Disobeying State Stay-at-Home Orders.

+ “The papers – there were several local papers back in those days – are also filled with tales of locals refusing to stay home, to suspend business, to quit enterprises that risked their lives. Despite the edicts, business carried on in the mining camp.” When Butte wouldn’t shut down.