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Prayer eliminated from Franklinton High [North Carolina] graduation ceremony

May 31, 2012

[News Observer – newsobserver.com – Raleigh, NC]

FRANKLINTON — Prayer is off the agenda at Franklinton High School’s graduation ceremony after the Franklin County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to remove it in response to a parent complaint filed with the state ACLU.

This is the first school-prayer complaint in six years, ACLU attorney Chris Brook told the board.

The board’s vote also bans prayer at future awards ceremonies, and vows to make policy changes to ensure that there is no prayer at other school-sponsored events.  Read story»

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