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Rapid City Officials Consider Prayer Dispute Over

May 6, 2014, 10:07 AM

Rapid City Officials Consider Prayer Dispute Over

Rapid City Mayor Sam Kooiker says a U.S. Supreme Court decision on prayer should end the dispute over the City Council's practice of beginning meetings with an invocation.

Justices say prayers that open town council meetings don't violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity. The ruling was a victory for Greece, New York.

It's also been an issue in Rapid City. The Freedom from Religion Foundation last year asked the city to stop beginning council meetings with a prayer.

City Attorney Joel Landeen tells the Rapid City Journal that the Supreme Court ruling means it would be foolish for the foundation to pursue the matter.

Foundation Co-President Annie Laurie Gaylor says she's dismayed by the ruling but the group won't stop its battle against public prayer.

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