Church Group Urges Prayer for Lower Gas Prices
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
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Lawmakers in the nation's capital may be wringing their hands about record high gas prices. Others are folding theirs, asking for help from a higher authority. Volunteers from a Washington, D.C. church have launched a movement called Pray at the Pump. As the group's leader put it, if prayer could bring down the walls of Jericho, surely it could bring down gas prices - though honking a horn loudly might also help him hear.
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