Letters to the Editor

May 12, 2014

All Points: Public prayer

In 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court said official public prayer to start a high school football game “has the improper effect of coercing those present to participate in an act of religious worship,” but this year said official public prayer to start a local government meeting has a “permissible ceremonial purpose” and is not an unconstitutional establishment of religion.

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