Council Votes to Alter Prayer Policy

January 25, 2008

Author: Brian Barber

Source: Tulsa World

The change will allow specific gods to be named in premeeting prayers.

Tulsa's City Council voted Thursday to change an unwritten policy so that people can name a deity when praying before the council's regular weekly meetings.

The council's previous prayer policy, which prohibited the use of the name of Jesus, Allah or other religious figures, had prompted complaints.