Senator Objects To Historic Prayer By Michael McIntee | January 26, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on MN Senate Subscribe to MN Senate Follow this author Click photo to hear Senator Dibble and the prayer he objected to. Click photo to hear Senator Dibble and the prayer he objected to.Minnesota State Senator Scott Dibble objects to the reading of a prayer that was the first prayer given in the US congress in 1774. Senator Dibble reminds the body that the Minnesota Consitution prohibits the promotion of a particular religion which is what he says this prayer does. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.