It’s a little clearer today what kinds of organized prayers are allowed in public schools–not many. The U-S-Supreme Court yesterday ruled out student-lead prayers before football games…and similar school activities. Matt Lemieux with the American Civil Liberties eastern Missouri chapter believes the writers of the Constitution would have agreed with the decision. He sees the ruling as a victory for freedom of religion. A pair of Catholic and Mormon families sued the Sante Fe, Texas school district because the district let students use the school’s public address system to lead prayers before football games.
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