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Supreme Court Upholds Prayer at Town Meetings


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People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments.
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People wait to enter the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments.

The U.S. Supreme Court placed a small town in upstate New York on the right side of the law on Monday, defending the town's practice of opening public meetings with a group Christian prayer, as long as officials make efforts at inclusion. We'll discuss the ruling and the place of prayer in public spaces.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Anthony Caso, associate professor at Chapman University School of Law and co-author of an amicus brief in support of the petitioner in Greece v. Gallower
  • Dave Niose, legal director of the American Humanist Association and author of "Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans"
  • Kimberly Winston, writer for Religion News Service

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