In Brief: Salazar v. Buono
On Oct. 7, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Salazar
v. Buono, a case involving a constitutional challenge to the presence of an
eight-foot-tall Christian cross in the Mojave National Preserve in San
Bernardino County, Calif. The high
court's decision in this case has the potential to determine the fate of the cross and similar
displays across the country as well as to limit who may bring Establishment
Clause lawsuits in federal court. The Pew Forum provides a
brief overview of the case's long path to the high court and the arguments
that the parties are likely to make when they appear before the justices. Go to the In Brief »
See also: Religious Displays and the Courts »
|Sept. 16 - The New York Times
The Right Way To Pray?
A New York Times magazine essay on the ways different religious traditions engage in prayer cites data from the Pew Forum's U.S. Religious Landscape Survey showing that 75% of adult Americans say they pray at least once a week.
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