League City offered help in potential prayer suit

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by CHRISTOPHER SMITH GONZALEZ / Galveston County Daily News

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Posted on July 30, 2013 at 11:59 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 30 at 5:01 PM

LEAGUE CITY — A Plano-based nonprofit law firm has stepped in to offer the city council help in writing a policy regarding prayer at meetings and free legal help in case of a lawsuit.

The Liberty Institute has offered to help leaders in League City craft an invocation policy that will protect the city’s practice of prayer at council meetings while avoiding mistakes made by other municipalities. 

League City’s practice of opening council meetings with a prayer became a hot topic after the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Wisconsin-based nonprofit, sent a letter to Mayor Tim Paulissen asking that the city stop. 

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