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Lawsuit filed to halt Perry’s day of prayer

from Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Freedom from Religion Foundation has filed a federal lawsuit to stop the governor’s day of prayer and fasting on Aug. 6 in Houston.

The organization, which is made up of atheists and agnostics, argues that Gov. Rick Perry is violating the constitutional ban on the government establishing a religion.

Perry has invited the Obama administration, the nation’s governors and Texas lawmakers to attend the prayer meeting at Houston’s Reliant Stadium. The event is being sponsored by evangelical Christian groups and is explicitly a Christian event. Continue reading →