A Mississippi church that defied the states lockdown orders and filed a lawsuit challenging the city of Holly Springs coronavirus restrictions has been burned down by what appears to be a left-wing arsonist.
Bet you stay home now you hypokrits, were the words spray painted in the parking lot of The First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs.
Tom Dees FOX13 Memphis on Wednesday
First Pentacostal Church Holly Springs. Arson is Suspected. Investigators say the church was spray painted with graffiti and set on fire. There was a major explosion in the back of the church that blew out the front.
Investigators say an explosion blew out the front of the church, according to Fox 13.
The churchs pastor Jerry Waldrop filed a lawsuit against the city last month after police broke up their Easter service and gave the church a citation because parishioners were not social distancing.
The lawsuit said parishioners only went inside the building after rain ruined their outdoor service.
As tension over face masks, opening or closing businesses, vaccinations and other divisive topics continues to escalate, we can expect more hostility between Americans.