Judge Rules National Day of Prayer Unconstitutional

A Wisconsin federal judge has ruled that the National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional.

In her 66-page opinion Thursday, U.S. District Court District Judge Barbara B. Crabb wrote that the prayer day violates the separation of church and state. More than merely acknowledging religion, she said the day’s purpose "is to encourage all citizens to engage in prayer, an inherently religious exercise that serves no secular function in this context."

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