Atheist Gives Invocation in Greece, NY

“Efforts to maintain separation of church and state took center stage in the Rochester suburb of Greece where an atheist delivered the invocation to open a town board meeting,” Kelly Dudzik of WGRZ, an NBC affiliate, reports. Dan Courtney’s secular invocation, the town’s first, was precipitated by the Supreme Court’s Greece v. Galloway decision allowing sectarian prayers in public meetings. “He used the Declaration of Independence as his inspiration,” Dudzik writes.

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