Prayer in public shools Essay

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prayer in public shools

Public Prayers at High School Sporting Events




The Supreme Court has just received Santa Fe v the people, in this case the students was
banned from saying a prayer at a foot ball game . The constitution protects the right to
free speech. Therefore, there is no reason for this case to have come up in the first
place. If someone does not want to hear a prayer, they do not have to listen to it. If I
were the judge I would rule that banning prayer at school events is unconstitutional.

The first reason I would use that banning prayer is unconstitutional is the first
amendment to the constitution says, " Congress shall make no laws against free expression
of religion". The right to free expression of religion is one of the fundamental freedoms
this country was founded on. Therefore, if Congress was to pass a law that limits the
expression of religion this would undermine what the forefathers wrote in to the
constitution. It is a shame that we have a few people that think the separation of church
and state means that the school can not even have a prayer. This I not what the
forefathers mint when they wrote that the separation of church and state in to the
constitution.

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