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Wisconsin Police Station Removes 'Officer's Prayer' Amid Pressure From Atheist Group

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The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, which advocates for a strict enforcement of separation of church and state, has announced that the Onalaska Police Department has complied with its demands that it remove the prayer display from the wall of a public room in a local police station.

The display read:

"Lord, I ask you to be with me in a very special way as I face the challenges that I must face each day. Please give to me compassion for the innocent I see. Help me protect and serve those who depend on me. And when duty calls to danger walk closely by my side, instill in me great courage and be my strength and guide. And whenever I am called to do always thankful I will be that You have been the unseen guest walking next to me."

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