Tag : nj
title : Prayers Now Allowed In Public Schools After NJ School Board Revises Religion Policy
summary : Prayer during classroom time, along with organized prayer groups, will be allowed in the Montgomery Township Public School District in Somerset County, New Jersey, following school board members' approval of revisions this month to the school district policy about religion in public schools. The policy recognizes students are protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and by the New Jersey State Constitution, both of which ban the establishment of religion in the schools. It also acknowledges religion is a personal matter.
date : Oct 29, 2016 09:49 AM EDT
title : NJ Student Fights to Keep 'Under God' In Pledge of Allegiance: 'It's Not Their Right to Silence Me'
summary : While legal battles are brewing to further remove any mention of God in public, one New Jersey student and her family is filing a lawsuit to keep the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.
date : Nov 19, 2014 05:29 PM EST