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Old 14 July 2017, 10:57 PM
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Some prayers may stray close to an unacceptable level, but they don’t rise to the level of exploiting attendees, Ho said.
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She was also asked about whether people might be implicitly coerced to participate in prayers. They might feel uncomfortable leaving a meeting with relatively few attendees, all of whom stood for prayers, said Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson.

“Those feelings do not rise to the level of constitutional coercion,” Ho responded.
I know she's the lawyer fighting to keep the prayers, and IANAL, but I don't think the 1st Amendment only applies in cases of exploitative or coercive governmental endorsement of religion.

ETA: Or even better, a Satanist or Pastafarian. Sometimes they are okay with Muslims since they do believe in the same God.
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