SC Attorney General urges protecting prayer at public meetings


THEY ARE NOT HURT NOW, THIS BUILDING, OF COURSE, YOU CAN SEE WAS BADLY DAMAGED

THEY WILL HAVE TO REPLACE IT YES, I THINK THAT PRAYER SHOULD BE ALLOWED PROTECTING PRAYER AT PUBLIC MEETINGS THAT IS WHAT THE SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL WANTS THE SUPREME COURT TO DO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IS JOINING ALMOST TWO DOZEN OTHER STATES IN THIS EFFORT

THEY SAY LAWMAKERS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO LEAD PRAYER AT THEIR MEETINGS IT'S HOW THE CITY OF GAFFNEY STARTS ITS MEETINGS NIKELLE SMITH HAS THAT STORY Reporter: THE STRIKE OF A GAVEL AND A WORD OF PRAYER WE CALL IT INVOCATION

Reporter: IT'S HOW GAFFNEY CITY LEADERS BEGIN THEIR COUNCIL MEETINGS WELL, IT MAKES YOU PROUD TO BE FROM GAFFNEY, BECAUSE IT — IT'S GOOD IT KNOW PEOPLE ARE NOT ASHAMED OF GOD Reporter: THE MAYOR SAYS IT'S A TRADITION TO START THEIR MEETINGS WITH A PRAYER I ALWAYS THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO INVOKE A BLESSINGS OF THE DEAT THIS, NO MATTER WHO YOU BELIEVE IN Reporter: SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY GENERAL AL ENWILSON IS JOINING ALMOST TWO DOZEN STATES STANDING BY PRAYERS AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

THERE WAS A CASE OUT OF NORTH CAROLINA IN ROWAN COUNTY WHERE A LOWER COURT RULED THAT AT THE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS THAT THE COMMISSIONERS WERE NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE BRIEF INVOCATIONS Reporter: ACCORDING TO CBS NEWS, THE JUDGES FELT COMMISSIONERS SENT THE MESSAGE THAT THEY PREFERRED ONE RELIGION OVER ALL OTHERS THE PALMETTO STATE IS PART OF A COALITION URGING THE US SUPREME COURT TO CONFIRM THESE PRAYERS CAN BE LED BY LAWMAKERS AND ABIDE BY THE CONSTITUTION

ATTORNEY GENERAL WILSON THINKS THAT THE LAST PLACE THE RIGHT OF FREE EXPRESSION OF OUR FAITH SHOULD BE EXCLUDED IS WHERE LAWS ARE BEING MADE Reporter: STATES FILED A BRIEF TO CLEAR ANY CONFUSION THERE SHOULDN'T BE A MANDATED RELIGION STATE RELIGION AT ALL I CAN SEE PEOPLE ELECTED NEED WOULD SEEK HELP IN MAKING DECISIONS FROM THE HIGHER POWER Reporter: A DECISION ABOUT THAT HIGHER POWER COULD BE DECIDED BY THE NATION'S HIGHEST COURT

REPORTING IN GAFFNEY, NIKELLE SMITH, 7 NEWS SOUTH CAROLINA'S PART OF A COALITION OF 22 STATES THAT FILED A FRIEND OF THE COURT BRIEF TODAY IN SUPPORT OF ROWAN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA GAFFNEY'S MAYOR SAYS IN HIS

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