Rowan County seeks Supreme Court review of appeals court ruling on meeting prayers

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Rowan County on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling that prohibits county commissioners from opening their meetings with prayer. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a 10-5 decision in July that commissioners couldn’t continue their longtime prayer ritual. The practice had been challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of three county...

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