Appeals court rules National Day of Prayer is Constitutional

Michael Winter USA Today 4/14/2011

Overturning a lower court, a federal appellate panel has ruled that the presidentially proclaimed National Day of Prayer is constitutional.

The three judges of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the observation caused no harm to the Freedom From Religion Foundation, so the Madison, Wis.-based group had […]

National Day of Prayer ‘Unconstitutional’

Tradition Started by Continental Congress Declared Unconstitutional

Joe Carter First Thoughts 4/16/2010

The first national day of prayer was declared in 1775 when the Continental Congress “designated a time for prayer in forming a new nation.” But in 2010, American judges apparently have a better understanding of the Constitution than the men who founded this […]