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25 June 2019

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Sarah Posner (sarahposner.com, God's Profits) and Eric Segall (Georgia State University, Supreme Myths)

On The Posner Show, Sarah talks to Eric about Town of Greece v. Galloway, a case the Supreme Court just decided to hear in which two town residents challenged as a violation of separation of church and state Christian prayers that have opened the town council’s meetings. Eric says that Supreme Court precedent on the subject of legislative prayers has created “chaos” and adopted a “pernicious” historical test. Eric argues that a moment of silence is the best solution. They discuss how the case is likely to play out before the Supreme Court. Plus: What about the Texas cheerleader case?

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Recorded:May 21    Posted:May 23, 2013
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The Posner Show | May 23, 2013 | Sarah Posner & Eric Segall

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