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More on the Sussex County prayer trial: Four Sussex residents sue over prayer at council meetings

July 1, 2011

[]   GEORGETOWN, Delaware — Sussex County has been sued by four county residents who want an end to its practice of starting council meetings with the Lord’s Prayer.

The suit was filed in federal court Thursday by a Wilmington attorney and the watchdog group Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

They argue that by using an explicitly Christian prayer, the County Council has taken sides and is promoting a single religion. Read story»

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