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League City Offered Pro Bono Defense Over Council Prayer Flap

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League City will have free legal help if it’s sued over opening council meetings with a prayer.

See More: League City City Council Asked to Remove Prayer from Meeting Agendas

The city has received an official complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation over it’s practice of starting city meetings with a prayer. But if the foundation follows up with a lawsuit, the Galveston County Daily News reports that the non-profit Liberty Institute will defend the city free of charge.

A representative of the institute spoke at Tuesday’s city council meeting and told city leaders that the non-profit law firm, which focuses on religious issues, will handle the case.

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