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California City May Face Legal Action Over Prayer Vote
Posted on 15 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES – (AP) When Lancaster's flamboyant mayor R. Rex Parris calls the City Council to order at its next meeting, it's a good bet he'll open the proceedings with a prayer. A controversial measure calling on residents to allow the... 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

Judge Dismisses Air Force Academy Prayer Lawsuit
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) A judge ruled Wednesday an Air Force Academy prayer luncheon can go on as planned, but a chaplain said he would make clear the event is sponsored by his chapel and not the academy one of the objectives of a lawsuit that sought to block it... 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