Tag : School Prayers
Indiana Senate title : School Prayer Plan Legislation Canceled by Lawmakers
summary : Indiana senators abandoned a legislative proposal that would have mandated time for public prayer during school assemblies, sports competitions and other events, due to questions about how such a policy would affect non-religious students.
date : Mar 23, 2017 05:13 PM EDT
title : Public Prayer Ban Against Christian Students Overturned By Wyoming School District Via First Amendment Rights
summary : School district officials reversed a Wyoming high school principal's decision to block students from praying in the school cafeteria during lunchtime after a Christian advocacy firm threatened to take legal action if the students were forbidden from exercising their religious liberties. The matter started this fall, and the students have prayed at school at least once since the Equal Access Act decision was announced Thursday.
date : Dec 22, 2015 11:48 AM EST
title : Coach-Led Prayers Called 'Illegal, Coercive, Divisive': 'Religious Grooming' Halted By Illinois School District
summary : Naperville Central High School's head football coach no longer will lead prayers with his players at games after Freedom From Religion Foundation staffers sent a letter of complaint. Representatives of the northern Illinois school district agreed on Thursday to stop allowing the football coach to do so. The issue arose when a concerned local resident reportedly complained to the foundation about the matter.
date : Dec 14, 2015 07:30 PM EST