Phoenix Council Members Move to Block Satanic “Prayer” at Their Meeting

By Published on January 30, 2016

Are there limits to free speech? Can any religious group regardless of their views be allowed to conduct a prayer before city council meetings?

A few city officials are taking action Friday night to stop the Satanic Temple in its tracks, and prevent the group’s prayer from being said at the meeting.

Four Phoenix City Council members have put in what they call an emergency clause which is an immediate request for the council to discuss the changes they want to implement on Wednesday aimed at stopping the Satanic Temple from delivering the invocation.

Phoenix City Council member Sal DiCiccio says he and three other council members have requested immediate changes to the council’s meeting invocation policy, adding that he couldn’t believe what has been happening before his own eyes at city hall.

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