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9th Circuit Court panel rejects prayer at school board meetings

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court decided Wednesday that a California school board's meetings may not include prayers, proselytizing or the citing of Christian Scripture.

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2016 injunction against the religious practices, which

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