Sunday, February 15, 2009

Legislative Prayer and the Secret Costs of Religious Endorsements

56-page .pdf article discussing the harms of violating the Establishment Clause, Free Exercise Clause, and Religious Freedom Restoration Act through such unconstitutional acts as legislative prayer.

Because some people just don't get it.

A...government whose legislative prayers are acceptable to one religious group but not another makes the latter group feel unwelcome, and it ends up exerting pressure on the disfavored group to change their religious ways.

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