After 25 years of opening their Board of Supervisors’ meetings with a prayer — often a not-so-subtle Christian one — Henrico County (Virginia) officials have decided to stop promoting religion at their meetings before they get sued:
FFRF had also sent a letter to county officials.
The decision was reached Tuesday evening following a closed session to address a complaint the county received June 13. An e-mailer, who was identified as a user of county services but not a resident, took issue with an invocation delivered the previous evening.
Sometimes, that’s all it takes! Victory for everybody who supports church/state separation! *Happy dance*
(Thanks to Nicole for the link!)