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Thousands Expected to Gather For Religious Rally at National Mall This Weekend Despite D.C. COVID-19 Restrictions

Controversial Christian preacher and musician, Sean Feucht will host an estimated 15,000 guests at the National Mall this weekend despite Washington D.C’s coronavirus restrictions.

The gathering is apart of Feucht’s “Let Us Worship” tour, a series of worship concerts that provoked outrage from city leaders in states including Tennessee, Maine, Colorado and Florida.

Feucht’s event earlier this month in Nashville sparked investigations after images and videos showed a large crowd of people not adhering to social distancing guidelines with many attendees not wearing masks.

The tour’s finale in D.C. is scheduled for October 25 and over 7,000 people have

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15,000 expected at National Mall in DC for ‘worship protest’ Sunday

Evangelical singer and former Republican congressional hopeful Sean Feucht will host a large “worship protest” in Washington, D.C. this weekend that expects to draw 15,000 attendees to the National Mall for prayer, singing and mass baptisms.

The Sunday event is the final stop in Feucht’s “Let Us Worship” tour, which has brought the Christian musician and political hopeful to cities across the country during the coronavirus pandemic, in part to protest against restrictions on religious gatherings.

Shortly after Seattle officials denied his permit to host an event there last month, Feucht wrote in an op-ed published in The Federalist that

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Museum for Latino history and culture fights for a spot on the National Mall

Members of the Latino community in the U.S. have for years pushed to establish a Latino heritage museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. In July, the House of Representatives voted to move forward with the National Museum of the American Latino Act, marking the closest the museum’s backers have come to realizing that goal — but its creation still faces several obstacles.

The bill seeks to establish the future museum as the first and only permanent museum of Latino history and culture on the National Mall, which sees nearly 25 million visitors every year, according to the Department

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Ground broken for state-of-the-art horse facility on National Mall

The Trust for the National Mall broke ground Thursday for a new, state-of-the-art horse stable for U.S. Park Police mounted patrols and an education center on the National Mall.

The current stables will be demolished. Mo and the other horses will stay at the other stalls in Northwest D.C., and be transferred by trailer each day to work.

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Chief is one of the horses. The stables here are few, undersized, but you can’t beat the location. The new stables will include an education center, since the horses on the National Mall are a hit with tourists.

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Thousands gather for Prayer March 2020 at National Mall | News



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WASHINGTON (NBC News) —Tens of thousands of people attended a prayer rally Saturday at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

The large crowd gathered at the Lincoln Memorial and stretched along the sides of the reflecting pool.



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Rev. Franklin Graham said he organized the rally to pray for God to heal America, because he says the nation is hurting, people are divided and there’s fear and uncertainty.

“Our Father and our God, we come to say thank you. But father our country is in trouble. We need your help,” Graham prayed.

He also prayed for President Donald Trump ahead of

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