Two Court Cases Threaten to Shut Down Public Prayer

 

Two federal appeals courts are considering whether elected leaders must abandon the 200-year-old practice of opening local meetings with an invocation.

 

Two federal appeals courts are considering whether elected leaders throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions must abandon the 200-year-old practices of opening local meetings with an invocation. Both cases could end up before the Supreme Court by Christmas time. In one case, a self-described pagan sued the board of commissioners of Jackson County, Michigan, arguing that…

 

* Feature image courtesy George Hodan

 

 



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