Public Prayer Banned At School Events 10-21-2010 - WSMV Channel 4

Public Prayer Banned At School Events 10-21-2010

Public prayer is no longer allowed at events in Hamilton County schools.

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The Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a complaint on behalf of some students and parents at Soddy Daisy High School. The group claims public prayer violates a person's First Amendment rights.
The school had been starting each home football game with a prayer over the loudspeaker.
The school superintendent said he had no choice but to ban prayers over loudspeakers at athletic events and graduation ceremonies.
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