ACLU-NJ Challenges Recitation of Lord's Prayer At Council's Meetings

September 20, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The American Civil Liberties Union

Acting on behalf of a borough resident, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey announced today that it has filed suit against Point Pleasant Beach to challenge the borough's longstanding practice of reciting the Lord's Prayer at its municipal council meetings. The ACLU-NJ has also asked the court to issue an injunction halting the practice while the suit is ongoing.