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Pledge and prayer are back at Weatherford [Texas] council meetings

June 13, 2012

[Star-Telegram – – Dallas/Fort Worth, TX] By Lance Winter

WEATHERFORD — After more than three decades, the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer will be making a return to Weatherford council chambers.

By a 4-1 vote Tuesday night, council members agreed to start their meetings with pledges to both the U.S. and Texas flags and an invocation.

The prayers will last one minute. Parker County Ministerial Alliance, a nonprofit organization of protestant ministers, will arrange for religious leaders to give the prayers, and leaders have said they will include representatives of other faiths in Weatherford who want to take part. Read story»

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