God is in, Jesus out under proposed Roanoke County invocation policy

The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal Tuesday that would continue invocations before its meetings — but with restrictions¬† that did not exist before.¬† The policy recommendation from County Attorney Paul Mahoney would allow invocations to seek the guidance of God as a supreme being, but they could not make reference to specific religious figures like Jesus Christ. All this follows a complaint earlier this year from the Freedom Religion Foundation in Wisconsin. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more.

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