Strip clubs in San Diego may stay open while bars and restaurants are closed during COVID, judge decides

The night skyline of San Diego, where there’s a legal fight over whether local strip clubs should remain open during California’s coronavirus shutdown. Photo by a.canvas.of.light (CC BY 2.0).

Protests and church services are still allowed under California’s COVID-19 restrictions because they’re protected speech. One judge in San Diego says strip clubs are too — and should be allowed to stay open. However, on Friday, state Attorney General Xavier Beccera ordered two clubs in San Diego to shut down. The legal fight is not over though.

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