(KCCI-TV) 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.
The prayer is typically handled by religious leaders or citizens invited by lawmakers.
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