Tulsa Welcomes Back 'Jesus'

Excerpt: Members of the City Council of Tulsa, Okla., voted 7-2 to restore religious liberty, lifting a 20-year ban that had prohibited praying "in Jesus' name" before council meetings. When a liberal chaplain who had controlled the rotating schedule for visiting pastors began enforcing the "no Jesus" prayer policy, it blew up in the Tulsa World newspaper. The Rev. Danny Lynchard admitted, "The phrase 'in Jesus' name' made it a non-inclusive prayer," so religious leaders who did not comply were removed from the rotation.

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