MO House OKs School Prayer Amendment

1 decade 3 years 6 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 8:22:00 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
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If the House passes the amendment again, and the Senate also approves it, the measure would go on this November's ballot. The proposed amendment would bar the establishment of an official state religion, and would require prayers in school to be voluntary, private and non-disruptive. Opponents noted courts have upheld private, voluntary prayer in school and the right of religious groups to use school buildings after hours. The amendment is HJR39 and you can read it at http://www.moga.mo.gov

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