prayer government meetings http://apr.org en Alabama AG Joins Brief in Support of Prayer http://apr.org/post/alabama-ag-joins-brief-support-prayer <p>Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has joined attorneys general from 22 other states in filing a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court in support of prayer at the start of government meetings.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The brief asks the Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling from New York that said prayer at the beginning of government assembly meetings violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The brief from the attorneys general asks the justices to reaffirm a Supreme Court ruling 30 years ago that upheld prayer at the start of legislative sessions. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:36:55 +0000 The Associated Press 35558 at http://apr.org Alabama AG Joins Brief in Support of Prayer