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  • Bible Believers Should Oppose School Prayer
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    blah blah cock blah overs ial widespread issue today is the right to have prayer in public schools. The proposed amendment reads: To secure the people's right to acknowledge God according to the dictates of conscience. The people's rights to pray and to recognize their belief, heritage or traditions on public property, shall not be infringed. The government shall not require any person to join in the prayer or religious activity, initiate or designate school prayers, discriminate against any rel...
  • Religious Activities In Public
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    America Was Not Founded on Christian Principles Mark Weldon Whitten discusses seven evidences he feels supports the separation of state issue. The seven evidences surround mainly, the actions of the authors, the verbiage and purpose of the First Amendment. Whitten's seven "evidences" are, for the most part, substantial evidence. His proof is based on mostly assumptions, including one author's opinion. He does, however, clearly discern that there is a difference between separating church and stat...
  • Prayers In Public School
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    Spectrum of Opinions: Prayer in Public School There are many different philosophies regarding prayer in public school. It seems to be a difficult issue to decide. The opinions are wide-ranging and convoluted. I am going to highlight the many ideas and opinions as to whether prayers in public school should be allowed and to what extent. The first opinion I am going to look at is that there should be absolutely no prayer of any kind in public schools. Bob Croddy has been teaching for almost 30 yea...
  • Volunteer Prayer In Public Schools
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    An issue that has been constantly debated for years is whether voluntary prayer in public schools should be permitted. A student should be allowed to pray voluntarily at the beginning of each school day based on many reasons. Prayer based on moral beliefs reinforce good citizenship as defined by our forefathers. A daily reminder of a need for the belief of good over evil is a necessary part of this society. Daily voluntary school prayer should be re-instated in public schools due to three reason...
  • Support Of Religious Teachings In Public Schools
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    Religion vs. Rights: Which One Belongs In Schools? Before the government provided formal schools and programs of education, religion had been a major part of every person's education. As public schools started, this teaching of faiths continued with the practice of prayer before class and bible reading sessions (Burstein, 26). Were those actions taken in these classes constitutional, or did the practicing of religious activities deny people the freedom of religion guaranteed in the constitution?...
  • Public Schools Offer Prayers In A Classroom
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    Prayer and Public Schools: Not A Good Combination Imagine a little boy on the first day of classes sitting in second grade at a public school where more than half of the population of the school is Christian. This boy was brought up to believe in Allah and the principles of the Islamic faith. Over the intercom, the principle announces that it is time to recite the pledge and make a prayer in Jesus name. The boy, resistant to say the prayer with his classmates, does not remain standing after the ...
  • Prayer In Public Schools
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    To pray or not to pray that is one of the questions. This question arose in communities all over the United States when there was a disagreement concerning the separation of church and state. The new question is whether or not this problem has a solution. Many problems throughout the world have no solutions. Humans know there is nothing they can do to fix these dilemmas, but have learned to somewhat cope with these unsolvable challenges. The controversy involving prayer in public schools should ...
  • Issue Of Public Prayer In Schools
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    Prayer or No Prayer? There are many different issues that are constantly discussed in political issues. One issue that is often brought to light is the issue of public prayer in schools. I feel that it is something that needs to allowed. Our pledge of allegiance says, One nation, under God, and with liberty and justice for all. If our children are allowed to cite this at school, why are they not allowed to publicly pray? The ability to express themselves is something that every child needs. I ce...
  • Prayer At A High School Football Game
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    Prayer at Public School Athletic Events-Can We Get a Moment of -- Silence Here? - If public schools are just that, public, then why is the issue of prayer in school such a prominent and controversial debate especially when most of the public wants prayer in school? The first amendment grants the right to free speech, yet everyday students are punished and ridiculed for their beliefs. Is this a fair system? Every person has his or her own rituals and for many students prayer is one of them. Agree...
  • Arguments For In School Prayer
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    Should a Catholic school be reimbursed by the state for school supplies? Should there be time set aside in school for kids to pray? These are some of the many questions the U.S. Supreme Court asks themselves when they are confronted with cases involving religion in school. Although there are some sound supporting arguments for prayer in school, the opposing arguments more than justify the non-religious atmosphere of public school. Supporting arguments for In School Prayer have little validity. F...
  • Prayer In Public Schools
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    For centuries, the debate has existed whether or not to allow prayer in public schools. Many Americans feel it is not the right of the school to teach religion, but the parent. With all the diversity associated with the United States, public schools cannot select one standard religion to practice, due to the cultural and religious differences in this country. Parents are also concerned that, by allowing prayer in schools, children will no longer be attending an educational institute but a religi...
  • Debate About The School Prayer Amendment
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    America. One nation under God. The United states has a history of supporting freedom ofreligion. Does this also mean freedom from religion Does prayer in public schools violate the US Constitution And is the constitution right or wrong on this conflicting topic. Furthermore, can it even address such a topic Church and State, the relationship between the organized church and the government. At root is the tension between different authorities, one representing claims made in the name of political...
  • Prayer In Public Schools
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    Banning Prayer in Schools When schools first opened hundreds of years ago prayer was always enforced, and the Bible was the only book most schools had to read. Our first constitutional right states that we have the right to freedom of speech and freedom of religion, and as our right the government can not tell us when it is appropriate to pray. The government is only taking away yet another right making us weaker and themselves stronger. The bible being the first book in education, the first ame...

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