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Supreme Court / School Prayer #141947

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 24, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Ruling by Supreme Court that prayer in the public schools is not acceptable examined; case of Deborah Weisman, who objected to a rabbi's benediction at her graduation on grounds that it violated separation of church and state featured. [WEISMAN - comments.] Majority opinion of Justice Anthony Kennedy and dissenting opinion of Justice Antonin Scalia quoted. [American Jewish Congress Henry SIEGMAN - comments.] Thirtieth anniversary of the court ban on organized prayer in the classroom recalled. [National Legal Foundation Bob SKOLROOD - comments on the decision.] (Artist: Carole Kabrin)

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
O'Brien, Tim
Duration:
00:02:10

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