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Legislative Prayers

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.

Lawmaker: 'If You Are A Non-Believer, Don't Ask For Time To Pray'

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- An atheist lawmaker's decision to give the daily prayer at the Arizona House of Representatives triggered a do-over from a Christian lawmak...

Supreme Court To Review Prayers In Public Meetings

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used...