D.C. Mayor Bowser on Accusation of Treating Protests and Churches Differently: First Amendment Protects Protests

During an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) responded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) accusation that she is treating protests differently from religious services by stating that D.C. is following a phased reopening, and "First Amendment protests and large gatherings are not the same."