The Rowan County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to appeal a recent federal court ruling that said its commissioner-led Christian prayers before public meetings violated the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In this photo Rowan County Commissioners Chair Chad Mitchell, center, prays as commissioners Carl Ford, left, and Jim Sides listen.
The Rowan County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to appeal a recent federal court ruling that said its commissioner-led Christian prayers before public meetings violated the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In this photo Rowan County Commissioners Chair Chad Mitchell, center, prays as commissioners Carl Ford, left, and Jim Sides listen. X
The Rowan County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to appeal a recent federal court ruling that said its commissioner-led Christian prayers before public meetings violated the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. In this photo Rowan County Commissioners Chair Chad Mitchell, center, prays as commissioners Carl Ford, left, and Jim Sides listen. X

Rowan commissioners vote to appeal federal judge’s prayer ruling

June 01, 2015 06:13 PM