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The case the Court agreed to hear today, Town of Greece v. Galloway, is likely to change that. The ostensible issue before the Court is whether a municipal legislature violated the Constitution’s ban on separation of church and state when it began its meetings with overtly Christian prayers roughly two-thirds of the time. Yet the case also explicitly tees up the question of whether a government “endorsement” of religion of the kind rejected by O’Connor is permitted under the Constitution. If you’re placing bets, the odds are overwhelming that five conservative justices will say that such an endorsement is permitted.
Originally posted by buster2010
America is not supposed to have a central religion. By using Christian prayers they are implying that America is a nation that follows the Christian faith. Nothing could be further from the truth because America was in no way built on the Christian faith. So yes they did violate the law.