When religion meets politics, U.S. Justices sharpen their pencils


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Christian prayers at local government meetings on Monday, the justices wrote in exalted terms about balancing legislative prayer and religious neutrality.

But two with opposing views were downright scathing toward each other in their opinions. Neither is known for pulling punches.

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