2015-04-09

Half of lawmakers skip invocation by Wiccan this morning

Read more at: KCCI 8 News


DES MOINES, Iowa —Many of Iowa's House lawmakers opted to skip a prayer offered by a member of the Wiccan faith. The prayer Thursday by Deborah Maynard, a Wiccan from Cedar Rapids, was a break from tradition. Cedar Rapids Democratic Rep. Liz Bennett, who invited Maynard, says she thinks it was the first time a Wiccan gave the invocation.
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