Missouri Right to Pray

Missouri's Right To Pray
10:18 am
Thu March 7, 2013

ACLU Vows To Keep Fighting Missouri Prayer Amendment

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The American Civil Liberties Union says it will keep fighting against Missouri's new constitutional amendment on prayer after a federal judge dismissed its initial lawsuit.
 

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Beyond November
6:40 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Missouri Right to Pray, or wrong to confuse? Voters to decide

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When voters go to the polls on Tuesday they’ll be asked to decide on an amendment to the state constitution. Supporters say the Missouri Right to Pray amendment will protect residents’ right to practice their religion. Those against it say it’s not only redundant, but sneaky.

St. Louis Public Radio’s Julie Bierach reports.

"We need to make sure that people don't have to live in fear..."

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Morning round-up
9:17 am
Mon July 23, 2012

Morning headlines: Monday, July 23, 2012

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Missouri bishops urge voters to approve proposed public prayer amendment

The proposed amendment will appear on Missouri's Aug. 7 statewide ballot. It asserts the right in Missouri to pray in public places as long as doing so does not disturb the peace. It also says that students may express their religious beliefs and cannot be compelled to participate in assignments that violate those beliefs. 

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