Monthly Archives: March 2010

Another Report: Congress Holds First Church Service in 130 Years

WASHINGTON — For the first time in 130 years, members of Congress gathered in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol for a church service. About 300 members from both sides of the aisle gathered to worship just hours before the … Continue reading

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The First Prayer In Congress

The First Prayer in Congress “O Lord our Heavenly Father, high and mighty King of kings, and Lord of lords, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers on earth and reignest with power supreme and uncontrolled over all … Continue reading

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SC leaders to follow law on prayer and KY risks losing Federal funding

SPARTANBURG, S.C. The chairman of a South Carolina county council says the panel will follow a 2008 law on prayer at meetings, after a Christian prayer this month drew criticism. A 2008 law says government bodies can have a prayer … Continue reading

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Bill Unites Religious Organizations

PHOENIX — House Bill 2496 would give churches the ability to locate wherever they choose, regardless of local zoning rules.It would also allow members to use the property for any purpose as long it “fulfills the person’s religious freedom.””It’s about … Continue reading

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Indiana Proudly Proclaims “In God We Trust” and NY Christian Suddenly Arrested

Putting Your Faith in God at the BMV: Indiana’s License Plate Controversy Michael W. Nowak, 35 J. Legis. 17 (2009) (An excerpt is below. To view the full text, please use Westlaw, Lexis, a law library or alternative source.) Indiana … Continue reading

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Ala. high school students visit superintendent’s office, ask return of school prayer

ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — About a dozen Alexandria High School students went to the Calhoun County School Board office to deliver a message that they want weekly prayer and daily Bible reading resumed over their school’s public address system. The … Continue reading

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Sunday Prayer Service Held in the Capitol

This morning Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA) and the bipartisan Congressional Prayer Caucus held a prayer service in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. In 1800, Congress approved the Capitol as a place of worship and it was the largest church … Continue reading

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