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Indiana School District Bans Christian Prayer at Graduation Ceremonies After Complaint by Atheist Group

An Indiana school district has agreed to stop allowing prayers at graduation ceremonies in response to a complaint leveled by a Wisconsin-based atheist group. (more…)

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Texas Judge Sued for Beginning Courtroom Sessions With Christian Prayer

A Texas judge is being sued in federal court by the nation's leading secularist legal organization because of his courtroom tradition of having guest pastors and chaplains offer an invocation before each session. (more…)

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Michigan County Court Rules Christian-Only Prayers at Public Meetings Violates the U.S. Constitution

A Michigan county's tradition of Christian-only prayers at public meetings violates the U.S. Constitution by promoting one faith over others, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. (more…)

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Appeals Court Upholds Prayer Before North Carolina Commissioners

Today, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 in favor of Rowan County, North Carolina county commissioners in a¬†lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging their constitutional right to open their meetings with prayer. (more…)

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Tony Perkins Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Prayer an Answer to Prayer

Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling wasn't just an answer on prayer -- it was an answer to prayer! In what experts are calling one of the biggest religious liberty wins in the last half-century, the Court gave its blessing to an American tradition more than 200 years old: legislative prayer.

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Supreme Court Prayer Decision: Are Invocations Even Worth It If Pagan Prayers Are Allowed?

"Great Goddess Athena, great god Apollo, we ask that you impart wisdom in these proceedings today," Jennifer Zarpentine, a Wiccan priestess, prayed at the town board meeting of Greece, New York, in April 2008. (more…)

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