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Religion / Noël Merino, book editor.

Merino, Noël. (Added Author).

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Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library YA 344.73 TRF (Text) 38650833369059 YA NON-FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737758313
  • ISBN: 0737758317
  • Physical Description: 157 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes chronology.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-148) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The establishment clause of the First Amendment guarantees freedom from state religion / Marci Hamilton - The First Amendment provides both freedom of and freedom from religion / Jack Feerick - Public schools have long been a battlefield for freedom of religion / Ira C. Lupu, David Masci, and Robert W. Tuttle - It is a violation of the First Amendment to require prayer in public schools : the Supreme Court's decision / Hugo Black - It is unconstitutional for public schools to read passages of the Bible : the Supreme Court's decision / Tom C. Clark - Ellery Schempp discusses the Schempp court case and current church-state separation : personal narrative / David Niose - A plaintiff in the Schempp case regrets its legacy / Kent Demaret - Compulsory school attendance laws violate the rights of the Amish : the Supreme Court's decision / Warren E. Burger - It is unconstitutional to display the Ten Commandments in public schools : the Supreme Court's decision / Per Curium opinion - It is unconstitutional for public schools to require a moment of silence for voluntary prayer : the Supreme Court's decision / John Paul Stevens - Religious authorities may not lead prayers at public school graduations : the Supreme Court's decision / Anthony Kennedy - Student-led prayer at football games violates the First Amendment : the Supreme Court's decision / John Paul Stevens - Court decisions and public opinion illustrate the conflict between freedom of speech and freedom of religion / Cathy Young - The Supreme Court has gone too far in limiting student religious speech / Nat Hentoff - Students need to speak out against religion in public schools / Rob Boston.
Summary, etc.: With material drawn from a diverse selection of primary and secondary sources, including Supreme Court decisions and personal narratives, this book focuses on religious freedom for teens within the public schools and offers an anthology of essays and articles on that right.
Target Audience Note: 9-12 Medialog, Inc.
Subject: United States. Supreme Court.
Religion in the public schools > Law and legislation > United States.
Prayer in the public schools > Law and legislation > United States.
Freedom of religion > United States.
Freedom of speech > United States.

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