Blog Posts: Amanda R. Witzke (Mandy)

Amanda R. Witzke (Mandy)

The Push for Prayer in Public Schools

After decades of removing religious influences from the public school forum, the United States has seen a surging political movement in several state legislatures attempting to bring prayer back onto school grounds. Since the landmark Supreme Court decision in Engel v. Vitale in 1962 declaring school-sponsored religious activities such as prayer unconstitutional until the Court’s more recent decision in 2000 in Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe, it seemed as if religious influence was being definitively pushed out of school activities.


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No Comments | Posted by Amanda R. Witzke (Mandy) on Sun. March 17, 2013 9:17 AM
Categories: Freedom of Religion

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