Justices Take Case on Prayer at Town Board Meetings

Adam Liptak of The New York Times reports that the Supreme Court has agreed to take a case in which a town board started its meetings with prayer, prompting two town residents to sue, citing a violation of the First Amendment. “Town officials said that members of all faiths and atheists were welcome to give the opening prayer,” Liptak writes. “In practice, the federal appeals court in New York said, almost all of the chaplains were Christian.”

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