Supreme Court To Consider Constitutionality of Opening Government Meetings With Prayer

The Supreme
Court will hear arguments today regarding the constitutionality of
holding prayers before government meetings. The New York town of
Greece is to argue that opening meetings with a prayer is
constitutional, citing previous cases. 

The town’s case is being supported by the Obama

From UPI:

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) — Lawyers Wednesday readied
arguments for the U.S. Supreme Court on the
constitutionality of opening government meetings with prayer —
almost always Christian.

A town board in upstate New York, a suburb of Rochester, has
opened its meetings for years with a Christian prayer led by a
Christian cleric. But a federal appeals court ruled the prayers
unconstitutional, finding they endorse Christianity.

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