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Appeals Court Won’t Block Prayer From Inaugurations

Once again, a California atheist has tried to keep God out of the presidential inauguration. Once again, a court has ruled that prayer can stay.

Michael Newdow had objected to President Obama’s decision to include the phrase “So help me God” in the presidential oath of office administered by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that, with the oath taken more than a year ago, the court had no legal standing to consider its constitutionality.

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