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Is it wrong to start a public meeting with a prayer? The U.S. Supreme court is considering just that.

FOX News Radio's Jared Halpern reports from Washington DC:

Linda Stephens, an atheist from Greece, New York says her town should not invoke Christian-specific prayers before council meetings.

Stephens: "For years and years and years, the town of Greece had a moment of silence."

The town argues prayer before Government meetings is rooted in founding traditions.

Medeiros: "It's my prayer that the justices will uphold my constitutional right."

Greece Minister Patrick Medeiros calling prayer his civic duty.

Challengers are not asking the court to prohibit prayer, but say invocations should be non-sectarian.

That's a standard Justices wrestled with. Justice Samuel Alito asking what prayer would satisfy everyone.

In Washington, Jared Halpern, FOX News Radio.

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