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The summer of invocation disruptions

July 26, 2016

Oregon Faith News Note,

In a telling sign of America’s discord, we are witnessing more controversy and protest occurring in a once sacred space and neutral ground in politics — the invocation. Earlier this summer, a moment of silence in the U.S. House of Representatives following the Orlando shooting, saw several lawmakers walk out in political protest. This week we witnessed the opening invocation prayer at the Democratic Convention being interrupted by boos and chants from the crowd. See video below:

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