The Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of a small town in New York that opens each of its town council meetings with a prayer.
The Supreme Court will begin its new term Monday and cases involving government-sanctioned prayer, campaign contributions and housing discrimination are already on the agenda.
On Wednesday night at Capitol Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church, members came together to pray for the end of the government shutdown stalemate.
The justices said they will review an appeals court ruling that held that the upstate New York town of Greece violated the Constitution by opening nearly every meeting over an 11-year span with prayers that stressed Christianity.
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