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Supreme Court wrestles with issue of prayer at government meetings
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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The Justices of the US Supreme Court sit

The U.S. Supreme Court currently finds itself in a tangle over the question of how far government can go in promoting prayer without violating the First Amendment to the Constitution.

At this point, no clear consensus among the justices has yet emerged.

Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog recaps Wednesday’s oral arguments HERE:

If Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was serious that history might not be enough to justify prayers to open government meetings, the Supreme Court will have to set off on a deeply challenging search for a different way to judge such religious utterances.  But if Justice Elena Kagan is ...

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