Anti-Defamation League of B`rth Enter School Prayer Case
Driskill, Matt, THE JOURNAL RECORD
The hotly-debated national issue of school prayer took another twist recently when the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith filed an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in a case involving an Indiana teacher who allegedly held prayer sessions each day before school began.
The league asked the court to uphold a previous decision which barred teachers from conducting formal prayer services in school classroms.
The case grew out of prayer meetings conducted every Tuesday morning which included eight Evansville teachers. The Evansville-Vandenburgh school board banned the practice and that decisions was upheld by …
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