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Group asks League City council to stop praying before meetings - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

August 20, 2014

Group asks League City council to stop praying before meetings

Posted: Sunday, July 21, 2013 12:25 am | Updated: 10:27 pm, Mon Jul 29, 2013.

LEAGUE CITY — A Wisconsin based nonprofit, Freedom From Religion Foundation, sent a letter to Mayor Tim Paulissen asking that League City stop the practice of having a prayer before city council meetings.

“Government prayers exclude a significant portion of Americans from the democratic process, are of dubious legality and are a repudiation of our secular history,” wrote Elizabeth Cavell, a staff attorney for the foundation.

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