The plaintiffs and defendants in today s Supreme Court case discuss public prayer - does it violate the constitution for local governments to start their meetings with prayers that are mainly of one faith?
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments regarding prayer at government meetings. NBC News' Pete Williams discusses.
Two women allege the town of Greece, NY, violated the separation of church and state by starting its town meetings with a Christian prayer. This marks the first time the high court has taken up the issue of legislative prayer in 30 years. Ari Melber discusses.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor attacked the amendment passed by Michigan votes in 2006 that ended affirmative action, arguing it would bring back segregation. But Chief Justice John Roberts said colleges can still aim to diversify without racial preferences. Michigan is one of eight states that have banned affirmative action. NBC s Pete Williams reports.
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