Nonprofit group urges North Texas school district to stop praying at meetings
A nonprofit organization is urging the Weatherford school district to stop praying at its board meetings.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation said the school board opens each meeting with a prayer that usually contains specifically Christian themes, such as mentioning Jesus Christ and closing with “amen.”
Weatherford ISD did not respond to multiple requests for comment. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation has a history of calling for schools and cities to remove Christian-based decorations and cease official prayer at their events…