This week the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments regarding prayers at public meetings. Although the controversy settles on the practices of a city council in Greece, New York, similar primarily Christian invocations are offered by the Rapid City Common Council. Depending on the outcome of the Supreme Court case, the Rapid City council could face a lawsuit.
SDPB radio is presenting a series of Dakota Digests to look at the issue, this week focusing on various religions in the Black Hills. For today’s segment, Victoria Wicks speaks with representatives of non-Judeo-Christian practices, the belief systems often denoted in polls and on forms as “Other.”