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Supreme Court ruling favors prayer at council meeting
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WASHINGTON — Prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity, a divided Supreme Court ruled Monday. The court said in 5-4 decision that the content of the prayers is not significant as long as they do not denigrate non-Christians or proselytize. The ruling by the court's conservative majority was a victory for the town of Greece, N.Y., outside of Rochester.

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