Federal court refuses atheists’ plea to forbid prayers at inauguration

Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court in Washington denied the request by the American Humanist Association for a temporary restraining order to forbid prayers at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration. Fred Edwords, communications director for the group, said the suit would be pursued in coming months with future inaugurations in mind. Read the rest of the brief at the Post Chronicle.

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