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Judge dismisses lawsuit against Gov. Rick Perry’ Christian prayer summit

U.S. District Judge Gray Miller dismissed a federal lawsuit on Thursday that sought to prevent Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry from taking part in a planned evangelical Christian prayer rally he initiated in Houston. Miller ruled the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) lacked standing to sue because the plaintiffs had…

ACLU plans ‘Family, Faith and Freedom’ event to counter Gov. Perry’s prayer rally

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas announced Wednesday they would be partnering with Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) to host an alternative to Texas Governor Rick Perry’s prayer rally in Houston. “Gov. Perry’s decision to sponsor a ‘Christians-only’ prayer rally is bad enough. That…