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Released today by the good people at the ACLU-NC:

ACLU Warns NC About General Assembly’s Use of
Sectarian Prayers to Open Meetings

Federal Appeals Court Recently Affirmed that Any Prayers Used in a Government Setting Must be Nonsectarian and Cannot Endorse One Particular Religion Over Others Read More

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As most people are aware by now, a great victory for the First Amendment occurred yesterday. It happened when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of last summer’s Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision striking down Forsyth County’s practice of opening County Commissioners’ meetings with sectarian prayer.

Way to go ACLU of North Carolina!

If you’re harboring any questions about what the case was really about or what was decided, read the Court of Appeals’ excellent decision in which it spells out in great detail the explicit and overtly Christian nature of the many prayers in question.

This was the court’s excellent conclusion: Read More