Question: Are there any circumstances in which a student of a public school can constitutionally pray over the school's public address system, on school property, at a school sponsored event?
 
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I. Video:

School Prayer, The Dennis Prager Show. Learn why Jewish author, commentator, and talk show host supports school prayer.
Excerpts from program. Originally aired on Fox Network, Dec. 12, 1994.
(playtime approx.15 minutes)

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II. PDF documents:

 

SUMMARY OF THE STATE OF THE LAW (2006):
FAITH-BASED EXPRESSION BY STUDENT SPEAKERS

by Kelly Coghlan, J.D.
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Summary of the State of the Law: Prayer in Public Schools
by Kelly Coghlan, J.D.
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Resolution Passed by the Texas State Board of Education Regarding the Model Student Speaker Policies.
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A Judeo-Christian Biblical Perspective on School Prayer. Article by Kelly Coghlan, J.D.
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Wall Street Journal Editorial by Dennis Prager, Anti-Semitism in America, 8-25-99
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An American Student's Prayer (by Kelly Coghlan)
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Answers To The Most Common
Objections To Prayer In School, by Dennis Prager
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Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1863.
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Benjamin Franklin's Speech at the Constitutional Convention (Philadelphia, June 28, 1787).
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Commentary on Benjamin Franklin's Biblical References at the Constitutional Convention
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Editorial Catoons regarding school prayer
(School Room Scene)
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(Columbine Scene and Hallway Scene)
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Interview with Casey Bernall's parents at Columbine High School--The Girl Who Said "Yes"
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Except From Final Interview of Serial Killer Jeffrey
Dahmer on Atheism's Role In His Life.
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An Interview With A White Supremacist--Discussing how Christians are his biggest obstacle
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The First Congress of 1789--Congressional Actions During The First Six Months
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Danbury Baptist Association's Letter to Thomas Jefferson (Oct. 7, 1801)
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Thomas Jefferson's Response to the Danbury Baptist Association's letter (Jan. 1, 1802), first use of phrase "wall of separation between church and State."
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The Northwest Ordinance (Ordinance for the government of the Territory of the U.S. northwest of the Ohio River, July 13, 1787)--encouragement of religion in schools (See Article 3 on page four of the document)
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Clinton Speech on Religious Liberties in Public Schools--"The First Amendment does not convert our schools into religion free Zones"
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