Need For Prayer in Public Schools

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Need For Prayer in Public Schools Even though public schools today are without school prayer, most schools have replaced prayer, with a "Silent moment of reflection." Also, the assumption if there is a God or not is a big question as well. I think prayer should be re-instated into schools, because children should be able to express religion freely. I also feel that lack of discipline; youth pregnancy, dropouts, and violence in schools are other issues that can be more controllable if there were religious classes and school prayer. People must see the direct correlation between the increase in violence among or children and the absence of open acknowledgement of praying in our schools. During the years when I attended school starting from 1988 - 2001 the year I graduated, there were no metal detectors in schools to make sure students do not bring guns, knives or any weapons of any kind into. Security guards doing body searches and patrolling the halls to make sure everyone is in class and not lingering in the halls and no one is in or comes in who is not suppose to be there, which I am sure some people I know can relate. Parents did not have to worry about the safety of their children while they attended school. The most that would happen are you got caught smoking in the bathroom or a fight after school.Children are welding guns instead of praying for friends, family and the country in which we live. The number of school shootings that has occurred since February 1996 to November 2005 is very disturbing. On February 2, 1996, Barry Loukaltis age 14 fired upon his algebra class killing two classmates and one teacher. The shooting deaths of 16
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