Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Good News! County Board Defies ACLU Demand to Stop Praying

From "NC board will continue invocations" by Ed Thomas, posted 4/28/07 at

A unanimous vote by the Transylvania County (North Carolina) Board of Commissioners this week defied a demand letter from the American Civil Liberties Union and approved an invocation policy that will continue its tradition of opening its meetings with prayer. The prayer policy will follow a model provided by the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) that has proven constitutionally defensible.

Transylvania County commissioners received the ACLU letter in early April. That letter was one of many sent to local governments across the United States in the last year demanding that public prayers be censored or silenced.

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It is so refreshing to see people stand up to the bullies at the ACLU. Bravo to these commissioners. May their courage be an inspiration to others to do the same.