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School Prayer Bill Clears House Hurdle as Florida Legislature Appears Poised to Bow

| February 13, 2012

Local school boards would be responsible for enabling prayer measures. Should it become law, the bill would make Florida an outlier state with regard to school-prayer permissiveness and almost certainly trigger court action.

Florida Senate Approves School Prayer Bill, 31-8

| February 2, 2012

The school prayer bill’s approval overrides objections of senators who said the measure will lead to prayers at school events that students can’t get out of, including possibly in classes, and that some students will have to listen to prayers or risk being ostracized because they come from a different religious tradition.

Flouting the First:
Florida’s Slouch Back To Religious Favoritism

| January 16, 2012

Florida’s proposed “Religious Freedom” amendment and a bill that would enable prayer at public school events project the false impression that religious expression in the public sphere is under siege, when the reverse is closer to the mark–as a bias particularly favoring Christianity.

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