Alabama Legislators Pass Bill Requiring School Prayer Every Morning

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A key committee in Alabama’s House of Representatives has pushed through a bill requiring teachers and students at all of the state’s public schools to spend 15 minutes every morning in Christian prayer, even though a majority of legislators present say they opposed the measure. Alabama, of course, is a churchin’ state, ranked the “2nd most religious state” behind its neighbor, Mississippi. Alabama is also home to Roy Moore, the state Supreme Court chief justice who fought to keep a massive stone sculpture of the Ten Commandments in the state court building. But that stand seems lukewarm next to the current House measure’s planned compulsion of religion among captive pupils.

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