Here are two quotes from an article on the increase in legal challeges to prayer. The first from the leader of an atheist orginization and the other from an attorney of the Liberty Institue.
"There are more legal challenges to prayer in the United States than ever before, says Annie Laurie Gaylor, co-founder of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, an atheist organization whose business is booming as Americans increasingly tackle church vs. state issues."
"Shackelford says, "The thing that makes [America] unique is that we believe our freedoms don't come from government, they come from God." But it's exactly beliefs about God that form the core of the legal conflicts, and will continue to do so -- because whether people believe in God is something no court can have jurisdiction over."
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Published on Sunday, July 25, 2010 @ 7:22 AM CDT