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ACLU Sues Over Prayer Banner

June 30, 2011

[] The ACLU in Rhode Island recently filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Cranston challenging the constitutionality of a prayer banner displayed in the Cranston High School auditorium. The suit was filed on behalf of an atheist girl named Jessica, claiming that the prayer banner violates her First and Fourteenth Amendment rights, making her feel “excluded, ostracized and devalued by her school because she does not share or agree with the religious expression conveyed by the prayer.” Read story»

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