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 Graduates defy school to deliver Lord's Prayer

Students at one Ohio high school didn’t take kindly to a ban on prayer during graduation ceremonies and rather than kowtow to demands from administrators – who were facing threats of lawsuits based on separation of church and state arguments – they launched into the Lord’s Prayer anyway.

East Liverpool High School maintained a tradition for 70 years of singing the Lord’s Prayer at each and every graduation ceremony. But this year, administrators received a threat of a lawsuit from the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation, which argued the choir couldn’t go forth with the prayerful song because it violated what they argued was the Constitution’s guaranteed separation of church and state, the Independent Journal reported. ...

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SI Moderator - Greg Gordon

 2016/5/26 7:05Profile

 Re: Graduates defy school to deliver Lord's Prayer

Bravo for the students who stood against the secular humanism of this day. Would that their courage would inspire us to take similar stands for the Lord Jesus Christ.

 2016/5/26 9:22

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