Bideford town council likes to pray before meetings. The local authority, situated in Devonshire south-west England, and has twice voted to keep the practice of beginning meetings with prayers, something which Clive Bone has objected to; the atheist councillor is attempting to have the practice stopped by the courts, through the National Secular Society (NSS), claiming it is “not appropriate in modern Britain.”
The NSS is seeking a judicial review of the counc...
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