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Atheist to Offer Invocation in N.Y. Town at the Center of Public Prayer Case

posted on June 24, 2014

“What do atheists ‘pray’ for?” Kimberly Winston asks at Religion News Service. Since the May Supreme Court decision in Greece v. Galloway allowed sectarian prayers at public meetings, Winston reports that non-believes are offering up secular invocations of their own. On July 15, at the town meeting at the center of that court case, Dan Courtney of the Atheist Community of Rochester will give the invocation, which will focus on inclusion. “So what does an atheist invocation look like?” Winston writes. “A lot like a prayer — but without any mention of God.”

Read at Religion News Service