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Debating Prayer in Public Life May 08, 2014
Picture yourself at a board meeting in the small town of Greece, N.Y. located near Rochester. The meeting begins with a prayer led by a Christian minister who invokes the name of Jesus Christ. How would you react?

Most townspeople didn't say anything, but two women, Susan Galloway – who is Jewish – and Linda Stephens, an atheist, did object. Their case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, which had just ruled that government meetings can begin with Christian prayers, or indeed prayers from any specific religion. Two sides debate the ruling.
Rob Boston, director of communications at Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Daniel Blomberg, legal counsel for the Beckett Fund for Religious Liberty