Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Missouri voters overwhelming approve so-called 'Right to pray' amendment #secularism

'Right to pray' measure passes by wide margin : Stltoday

Via Addicting Info

"This is going to be a nightmare for school districts, which will end up getting sued by individuals on both sides of church-state debate," said Alex Luchenitser, associate legal director for Americans United for the Separation of Church and State. "This is the most far-out constitutional amendment we've seen in the church-state area."
Here's a bit kids will love:
... that students may express their beliefs about religion in written and oral assignments free from discrimination based on the religious content of their work; that no student shall be compelled to perform or participate in academic assignments or educational presentations that violate his or her religious beliefs ...
Good luck teaching evolution, history, civics, philosophy, anything that could possibly contradict someone's holy text. In other words, kids from Missouri will now be fit for employment at Chick-fil-A, but nowhere else.

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