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
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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