Contempt Order Sought in Md. Public Prayer Case The American Humanist Association is asking a federal judge to hold the Carroll County Commissioners in contempt for violating his order barring them from opening meetings with sectarian prayers.
Carroll County Commissioner 'Willing To Go To Jail' Opening Meeting With Prayer Despite Judge's RulingA Carroll County commissioner said she was "willing to go to jail" opening up a board meeting with a prayer despite a federal judge in Maryland ruling the board has to stop with opening meetings with prayers that reference Jesus Christ or any specific deity.
Judge Halts Prayers at Carroll County Board's Meetings A federal judge in Maryland says the Board of County Commissioners for Carroll County has to stop with opening meetings with prayers that reference Jesus Christ or any specific deity
High Court Wrestles With Prayer in Government The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town's council meetings.
Roberts During Prayer Hearing: 'We've Already Excluded The Atheists, Right?'The Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the appropriate role for religion in government in a case involving mainly Christian prayers at the start of a New York town's council meetings.
Obama: Israel Trip Made Easter Particularly Special, 'Felt The Spirit Of Jesus Christ'President Barack Obama says he "felt the spirit of Jesus Christ" on a recent visit to Israel and it made this Easter particularly special for him.
Fights Over Prayer Drag On At Public MeetingsIt happens every week at meetings in towns, counties and cities nationwide. A lawmaker or religious leader leads a prayer before officials begin the business of zoning changes, contract approvals and trash pickup.