Court: Tennessee County Can Continue Praying
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- 2012 Sep 02
A federal district court in Tennessee ruled on August 29 that Hamilton County officials can continue opening their meetings with public prayers as a lawsuit against them proceeds, WORLD News Service reports. The plaintiffs in the case, Thomas Joseph Coleman III and Brandon Raymond Jones, claim the county officials' prayers violate the Constitution, and asked the court to halt the activities pending the outcome of the case. A trial date has not been set.