People of Northwest Public Radio
Mon May 5, 2014
A Narrow High Court Win For Prayer Before Government Meetings
Originally published on Mon May 5, 2014 8:52 pm
The Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 that the government can use Christian prayers to start town meetings, so long as legislators don't discriminate against non-Christians. It's a new chapter in the long-running fight over prayer in public places and on public occasions. NPR's Carrie Johnson explains what happened in the town of Greece, New York.