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Separation of Church and State

Head football coach of Mooresville High School, Hal Capps, has been ordered to stop baptizing players and leading them in prayer following criticism from a national organization promoting constitutional separation of church and state. (Photo credit SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NC High School Football Coach Ordered To Cease Baptisms, Leading Prayers

Head football coach of Mooresville High School, Hal Capps, has been ordered to stop baptizing players and leading them in prayer following criticism from a national organization promoting constitutional separation of church and state.

02/02/2014

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Group Says NC Violated Separation Of Church, State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A humanist group is claiming the state of North Carolina violated the First Amendment by allowing voting in churches that advocated anti-gay political stances.

06/11/2012

File photo of a man holding a Bible. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

County Invokes Jesus’ Name During Public Meeting Despite Supreme Court Ruling

The Rowan County Board of Commissioners has come under fire recently for its liberal inclusion of Jesus’ name during prayers offered before its official meetings. However, public scrutiny and existing litigation prohibiting exclusionary actions during government proceedings did not stop the board from allegedly hosting a full-on prayer meeting Monday night.

02/21/2012