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Lynn v. Sekulow

Jay,

I just heard some great news: a U.S. District Judge has ruled today that the congressional mandated National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional.

I’m sure you have already read the decision, but Judge Barbara Crabb rightfully concluded that the sole purpose of federal law “is to encourage all citizens to engage in prayer, an inherently religious exercise that serves no secular function in this context. In this instance, the government has taken sides on a matter that must be left to individual conscience.”

What a victory for religious liberty! Congress has no business telling Americans when or how to pray and now it no longer can.

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