City officials promote prayer at local pageant
June 6, 2009 at 4:21 p.m. by Luke Graybill
On May 30, 2009, the Miss Salem pageant was held in Salem City Utah. The city of Salem sponsored the event, and the Mayor of the city, J. Lane Henderson, gave opening comments. An invocation led by Salem City Councilperson Lynn Durrant called the attending public to prayer in the name of Jesus Christ.
According to the First Amendment of the US Constitution, preference by the government of one religion over another, non-religion over religion ...