Today, a federal appeals court reversed an order by a lower court that unconstitutionally prohibited students from offering prayers during graduation ceremonies.
"It should not be illegal for students to say a prayer at a graduation ceremony. Now, the federal court of appeals agrees," said Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.
"A misguided attempt to prevent graduating seniors from exercising their First Amendment rights has been thwarted--and the Medina Valley High School Class of 2011's graduation speakers will no longer suffer from court-ordered censorship.
"Under a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the district judge's injunction has been dissolved and all students' First Amendment rights have been protected," said Abbott.
For those forgetting about "separation of church and state" such as the right wing "Christians" they will need to allow all religions to be expressed: ... Read More
For those forgetting about "separation of church and state" such as the right wing "Christians" they will need to allow all religions to be expressed: Wicca, Muslim, Buddhism, Native Americans and those who don't believe in the Christian religion etc without any comment or abuse towards the non-Christians. Given the Christians history of persecuting those who do not believe exactly as they do I see no hope for other religions to be expressed in this type of forum. So, those who are complaining are discriminating against those of non-Christian faith. But what else is new?