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Greece v Galloway

Supreme Court Corrects Justice Elena Kagan's Dissent

Tablet Magazine | Yair Rosenberg | Posted 05.19.2014 | Religion

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court upheld the right of legislatures to open with sectarian religious prayer in the case of Town of Greece v. Gallow...

Man Requests Satanic Prayer Before Town Council Meeting

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.09.2014 | Religion

Just three days after the Supreme Court ruled that sectarian legislative prayer was constitutional in Greece v. Galloway, a man in Deerfield Beach, Fl...

Humanist Group Launches New Program In Response To Supreme Court's Prayer Ruling

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

In a swift reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Greece v. Galloway ruling on Monday, which established that opening prayers at local council meeting...

A New Understanding of Legislative Prayer

Bruce Ledewitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bruce Ledewitz

The problem is, of course, that such prayers seem an obvious affront to the governmental neutrality toward religion that Supreme Court precedent interpreting the Establishment Clause of the first amendment requires.

Scalia Mocks Argument In Testy Hearing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no change in content) By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - When the U.S. Supreme Court talks ab...

Supreme Court Considers Compulsory Prayer

Sally Steenland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Sally Steenland

The Supreme Court is hearing a case today about whether the act of opening government meetings with official prayer is constitutional -- or if doing so steps on the First Amendment and unlawfully puts the government in the business of promoting religion.