NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1984
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(Studio) Several aspects of church-state dispute described. One noted to be presence of Bible clubs in public schools.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Sand Lake, Michigan) Tradition of Bible clubs in public schools in west Michigan noted. Federal judge's ruling against clubs meeting in schools cited. Case of Sand Lake Elementary School club given as example Stance of Pete and Ruth Simons, to go to Supreme Court to bring clubs back, stated. [Pete SIMONS - comments.] [Ruth SIMONS - comments.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Jay WABEKE - comments.] ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) position mentioned. Club supporters' hope for Supreme Court flexibility and turn to more conservative interpretation in case noted. [WABEKE - comments.] [Pete SIMONS - comments.] [Club LEADER - prays.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton
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