Opinion: Why make a federal case out of a school board's prayer?

U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan's ruling that the Tangipahoa Parish (La.) School Board's prayer at the start of its meetings was unconstitutional prompts Lanny Keller, editorial writer for The Advocate of Baton Rouge, to lament the lack of tolerance and politeness on both sides. He wonders why critics didn't either hold their tongues or try to work out a compromise before filing an anonymous complaint in court.

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