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NC County Tries to Reinstate Previous Prayer Policy Following Supreme Court's Greece Ruling

May 14, 2014

Commissioners of a North Carolina county are asking a federal judge to overturn a previous ruling and allow sectarian prayer at their local government meetings. The request comes after the U.S. Supreme Court sided with the town of Greece, N.Y., saying it did not violate the U.S. Constitution when it allowed Christian prayer at the start of its town meetings.



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