New York blocked a wedding with 175 expected guests from being held this weekend
ALBANY, N.Y. – A federal appeals court Friday granted New York’s attempts to block weddings from having more than 50 people.
The ruling thwarted efforts by at least one couple to have a large wedding this weekend and leaves in doubt any other weddings that exceed more than 50 attendees.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 24 loosened restrictions on gatherings to allow as many as 50 people to congregate as he slowly reopened the economy due to coronavirus.
Two western New York couples sued, arguing in part that the executive order is inconsistent with other orders that allows restaurants to have up to 50% of capacity.
On Aug. 7, the Buffalo-area couples successfully won a preliminary injunction blocking Cuomo’s order, and on Wednesday, a district court judge denied the state’s motion for a stay of the preliminary injunction.
So the state took its case to the …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]