Ed Joyce / Prayer has no place before government meetings - Press of Atlantic City: Commentary

Ed Joyce / Prayer has no place before government meetings

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Posted: Friday, August 30, 2013 12:01 am

In a diverse society such as ours it is impossible for both believers and non-believers to feel included when governments show favoritism toward one faith over others. Whether intended or not, when a government official or government body condones sectarian prayer, a message is sent: Believers are more equal than non-believers, and members of minority religions are relegated to second-class citizenry.

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