May 5, 2014

Issue #36

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Supreme Court Upholds Invocations at the Beginning of Local Government Council Meetings

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court held today that the town of Greece, N.Y. did not violate the First Amendment prohibition on establishment of religion by opening its meetings with a legislative invocation or prayer. The Town of Greece, New York v. Galloway decision is available online.

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