Massachusetts town bars Rosary rally on public property
CWN - October 27, 2011
Officials in a small Massachusetts town refused permission for residents to organize a Rosary vigil on the town common.
Selectmen in Upton said that they declined a request from a local resident, Michael Casey, because they feared some residents might be offended by the prayer rally. The selectmen invoked the “separation of church and state” to justify their decision.
Casey organized the Rosary rally outside a local Catholic church.
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