http://news.stlpublicradio.org en ACLU lawsuit challenges part of Amendment Two http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/aclu-lawsuit-challenges-part-amendment-two <p>The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit late this afternoon that takes issue with part of Amendment Two, which deals with prayer and religious expression in Missouri.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Amendment Two specifically protects public prayer and lets students avoid assignments that violate their religious beliefs.</p><p>Tony Rothert, legal director for the ACLU&rsquo;s eastern Missouri division, said the lawsuit is focused on this specific phrase:</p><blockquote><p>This section shall not be construed to expand the rights of prisoners in state or local custody beyond those afforded by the laws of the United States.</p><p></p></blockquote><p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 01:30:58 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4283 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ACLU lawsuit challenges part of Amendment Two