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Unformatted text preview: and Fourteenth Amendment it is a violation of a person’s rights to be forced to practice a religion that is not their own religion. This is why I believe that the parents of the students would have the most conflict with prayer being practiced in public schools. As listed in our book for this class, there are many other options available for students to practice prayer during schools hours. I am glad to know that the Department of Education has a guideline for schools. This helps the situation with religion in schools very much, and I can understand why these guidelines were formed. Yes, my personal position is consistent with a legal precedent. The first one mentioned in Chapter 6, SantaFe Independent School District v. Jane Doe. Prayer being forced upon the student’s during school functions, any and all, is not constitutionally proper and a violation to a person’s rights....
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- Fall '10
- SantaFe Independent School District