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Group Sues To Stop Texas Governor's Prayer Day
Posted on 15 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

AUSTIN, Texas - (AP) A group of atheists and agnostics filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to stop an evangelical Christian prayer event next month that was proposed and is endorsed by Texas' governor. The Freedom from Religion Foundation... Read More

Federal Appeals Court Upholds ‘Under God’ In Pledge
Posted on 13 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – (AP) An appellate court has upheld references to God on U.S. currency and in the Pledge of Allegiance, rejecting arguments they violate the constitutional separation of church and state. "The Pledge of Allegiance serves... Read More

Atheists Sue Florida City Over Prayers At Meetings
Posted on 13 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LAKELAND Fla. - (AP) Atheists in central Florida are suing the city of Lakeland over its practice of opening city commission meetings with prayers. Atheists of Florida filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Tampa. A federal appeals court has... Read More