Atheist Will Deliver Invocation Before Tulsa City Council Meeting
As far as I know, Ill be the first to offer a secular invocation, said Dan Nerren
He said several atheist groups have been petitioning the council for several years to halt sectarian prayers without success, but the council did agree to allow an invocation by a nontheist group.
Ill be invoking the council, not a deity, he said.
Even though itd be better if the invocation was stopped altogether, this is a smart move on the part of the city council:
Bill Dusenberry, vice president of the Northeast Oklahoma Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, said allowing an atheist to offer the invocation was... [via Friendly Atheist]