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School prayer: 50 years after the ban, God and faith more present than ever
Regarding the "U. Green, " Liberty and tolerance: Our checkered history with religious equality ," Oregonian , Sep. Green, " The Texas curriculum controversy: 'Don't know much about his-to-ry' ," Oregonian , March 23, But great misunderstandings can be written. Because they don't teach why the founding fathers were so insistent on separation of Church and State it makes it easy to say it is a violation of free speech or freedom of the press, etc. So, all her examples are of the same cause as all religious errors.
School prayer was banned by the US Supreme Court 50 years ago, but there is probably more presence of religion in public school environments — through club ministries, classes, after-school and interfaith programs, and faith-based services — than ever. June 16, At the adolescent-unfriendly hour of on this rainy spring morning in tiny Loachapoka, Ala. But already the science lab at Loachapoka High School is coming alive with the banter of 13 teens sloughing off backpacks and settling in to learn — not about chemistry or biology, but about faith. Flannagan says. Then, in a tone as gentle as it is friendly, he recaps the Bible story and asks, "So why is it called Good Friday? As Flannagan goes on to tell the story of a boy making an empty Easter egg — "he got it that the meaning of Easter is the empty tomb" — the emotional climate in the room is not one of fervor, but of comfort.
Fifty years is enough whining about school prayer. Fifty years is one Biblical generation plus a ten-year grace period. The train has left the station. Jesus has left the building. Time to move on. The Illinois Legislature was debating school prayer as recently as last week.
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Snopes needs your help! Learn more. Now I sit me down in school Where praying is against the rule For this great nation under God Finds mention of Him very odd. If Scripture now the class recites, It violates the Bill of Rights. And anytime my head I bow Becomes a Federal matter now. The law is specific, the law is precise. Prayers spoken aloud are a serious vice.