Public Prayer on Townhall

Sarah Jean Seman - Mon May 5

First Amendment win. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Fri Nov 15

Jerry Newcombe - Thu Nov 7

Sarah Jean Seman - Wed Nov 6

The United States Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on the constitutionality of prayer before public meetings. ... more

Brett Harvey - Sat Mar 16

Since the 1950s the Longview, Wash. City Council has opened its public meetings with prayer, as Congress has done for 239 years. But fear of a lawsuit from groups like the ALCU has caused the mayor to tell the local ministerial association that it is “not acceptable” for ministers who volunteer to give a Christian prayer that refers to Jesus. ... more

Doug Napier - Wed Jan 30

In 2010, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and Americans United for Separation of Church and State pressured the Bulverde, Texas’ City Council to change their policies regarding prayers to open public meetings. Subsequently, the city council changed its policies to more clearly welcome invocations from all faiths. ... more