Prayer Caucus, Funded by Taxpayers, Defends Faith in the Public Square

In USA Today, Paul Singer reports, “One night a week, the taxpayer-funded congressional Prayer Caucus meets in an ornate room in the U.S. Capitol to defend the role of (mostly) Christian faith and prayer in the U.S. government.” Caucus member John Fleming, a Republican from Louisiana, says, “We do what we can to make sure that legislation emerges with what we believe to be American, Christian values.” Critic Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, says, “They are trying to give the appearance that certain types of religious activity and certain types of religious belief are endorsed by the government.”

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