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It's got an American it's unconstitutional.
It gets to the heart of actors and.
Since president Harry Truman in 1952.
Every US president has signed a proclamation endorsing a national day of prayer.
But just weeks ago a federal judge to -- the yearly observance unconstitutional.
Fining it an impermissible -- of government and religion.
You have politicians using this event to pander it for foods are feeling that -- they must.
Put their stamp of approval on on such things as prayer breakfasts and take -- any sense.
And -- proclamations it's very danger.
Supporters say that's just not true.
If you don't want to know is -- compel you to and you not to be penalized if you don't but the idea that they won't descent are aware several dissenters -- that.
The hecklers veto would apply here is wrong.
With the ruling on appeal the White House did issue an official proclamation of supports and events went on in Washington as they have for decades.
And they've done it over and over again all of a sudden I -- controversial.
And as one word for that -- this call baloney.
Frankly grand dis invited to a pentagon day of prayer -- just weeks to go because of controversy comments he made about is slump.
Decided to stop and -- at the Pentagon this morning anyway before continuing on Capitol Hill.
Graham who -- his son serving in Afghanistan any himself the son of the -- who first proposed a national day of prayer the reverend Billy Graham.
-- to pray for all our troops and for a country he believes is increasingly hostile to the Christian faith.
Many Christians in America today who feel that.
We're losing our freedoms hello.
People about the face are getting their freedom so it's if it's a perception whether it's what is right or wrong.
Is still a perception.
Although there was no official national day of prayer event at the White House the administration make clear -- supported the events that happened here the US capitol.
And that it will continue to legal fight to preserve the national day of prayer going forward.
At the US capitol Shannon Bream Fox News.
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