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Public Policy: Prayer in Public Schools and Buildings

"There is no such source and cause of strife, quarrel, fights,
malignant opposition, persecution, and war, and all evil in
the state, as religion. Let it once enter our civil affairs, our
government would soon be destroyed. Let it once enter our
common schools, they would be destroyed." Supreme Court
of Wisconsin, Weiss v. District Board, 1890-MAR-18. offers an overview of the constitutional parameters with respect to prayer in schools and at school events, to student free speech guarantees, to the "under God" language in the Pledge of Allegiance, to teaching about religion and the Bible, and to prayer at municipal government meetings, plus a battery of links. <>