Tokenism in Government Prayer Fails Again

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In the long-simmering battle over the inclusion of (largely Christian) prayers at the beginning of government meetings, an assumption held sway that a written policy of pluralistic inclusion would provide a fig-leaf of legal protection against lawsuits from organizations like¬†Americans United or the¬†ACLU. At least that was the assertion of the conservative Christian advocacy organization Alliance Defense Fund (ADF). In their "model public invocations policy," the ADF noted how important it was t … [Read more...]


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