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Court: Colorado Day of Prayer Is Unconstitutional

posted on May 21, 2012

The Colorado Court of Appeals recently ruled that the proclamations by Colorado governors for a state “Day of Prayer” are unconstitutional. Christianity Today’s Morgan Feddes reports that the three-judge panel specified that its decision was based on the idea that “religious liberty protected by the Constitution is abridged when the State [sic] affirmatively sponsors the particular religious practice of prayer.” Feddes adds, “[t]he court did not make any judgment on the National Day of Prayer, and it was quick to point out that its decision did not affect anyone’s right to pray.”

Read at Christianity Today