Prayer shushed on Supreme Court steps (OneNewsNow.com)

From OneNewsNow.com:

“They decided to mark the occasion [and] that they would pray. They just simply circled…bowed their heads and quietly prayed,” Kellum reports. “And yet what happened is they were abruptly stopped [by] a police officer for the Supreme Court building who told them that what they were doing was violating a federal statute and said that they had to take their prayer elsewhere.” According to an ADF press release, the prayer was stopped base on a statute that bars parades and processions on Supreme Court grounds — even though Rigo was speaking in a conversational tone as she prayed and did not draw a crowd.

Read the entire story here: Prayer shushed on Supreme Court steps (OneNewsNow.com).

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Posted on July 20, 2010, in Freedom of Religion and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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