Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Houston City Council Prayer Case Dismissed, Prayers to Continue Prior to Council Meetings

IN THE PUBLIC ARENA

DALLAS, August 4 – Judge Ewing Werlein, Jr., just signed an order dismissing Staley v. Houston, et al., a lawsuit against the City of Houston and City Councilwoman Anne Clutterbuck, represented by Liberty Institute. Plaintiffs agreed to the dismissal of the suit with prejudice, meaning that the case which claimed prayers before Houston City Council meetings were unconstitutional cannot be re-filed.