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1st amendment Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
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Ist amendment--Religion-- Establishment Clause Jefferson’s “wall between Church and State” School Prayer: can students pray at school? Engel v Vitale (1962) “govt has no business leading or writing prayers” - 2000 Texas students speaking at request of school officials cannot lead prayer at football games - 2001 USSC ok’s Virginia’s moment of silence - In CA, state efforts to pass moment of silence laws have failed, but some school boards have passed it
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Ist amendment--Religion-- Free Exercise Clause Flag Salute cases (1940, 1943) state should not force patriotic acts on religiously
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 301 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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