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Supreme Court rules Christian prayers at town meetings are constitutional

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a town in New York state did not violate the U.S. Constitution’s ban on government endorsement of religion by allowing prayers before its monthly meetings. In a decision that is likely to guide how local governments…

Federal court halts Christian prayers at North Carolina county meetings

A federal court has ordered the Rowan County Board of Commissioners in North Carolina to stop opening its meetings with overtly Christian prayers. In a news release, the American Civil Liberties Union said the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina prohibited the county from “knowingly and/or…