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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
Supreme Court wrestles with issue of prayer at government meetings
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Nov. 7, 2013 11:16 a.m.



The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit

The U.S. Supreme Court currently finds itself in a tangle over the question of how far government can go in promoting prayer without violating the First Amendment to the Constitution.

At this point, no clear consensus among the justices has yet emerged.

Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog recaps Wednesday’s oral arguments HERE:

If Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was serious that history might not be enough to justify prayers to open government meetings, the Supreme Court will have to set off on a deeply challenging search for a different way to judge such religious utterances.  But if Justice Elena Kagan is ...

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