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  • Federal judge: Ind. legislative prayers can't favor 1 religion

    12/02/2005 5:59:53 AM PST · by EBH · 26 replies · 679+ views
    First Amendment Center ^ | 12/2/05 | Staff
    INDIANAPOLIS — Prayers that typically open sessions of the Indiana House of Representatives can no longer mention Jesus Christ or advance a religious faith, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge David Hamilton issued a permanent injunction on Nov. 30 barring House Speaker Brian Bosma from permitting sectarian prayer as part of the official business of the House.