According to Liberty Counsel, the government of Kansas City, MO, requires churches to submit a list of members – with names, addresses and phone numbers – for tracking and surveillance purposes.
Anyone who does not give this information is to be refused entrance to the church!
I’m not a lawyer, but I cannot fathom how this is legal to require under the Constitution.
That said, I recently wrote a post about how chanceries send out documents that have nothing to do with canon or liturgical law, but are phrased in such a way that the less-than-careful reader assumes that they do.
In other words, let’s throw this spaghetti against the wall and see how much will stick.
As we deal longer and longer with this COVID-19(84) thing, and the “planned-demic”, we see that some in government are revealing their inner darkness.
Lord Acton, of “Power corrupts” fame, might have been teased into saying, had he lived now,
“Power attracts the corruptible”.