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-American Religion: Attendance and Affiliation Declines while Prayer Rises?

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

According to a 2014 General Social Survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, formal American religious practice is continuing to decline while personal prayer in on the rise. From an article in the Washington Post: A record-low share of Americans attend church regularly, affiliate with a religious faith and see themselves as religious, […]

-Duke University Muslim ‘Call to Prayer’ Debacle

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Earlier this week, Duke University announced that they were going to sponsor a regular Muslim Call to Prayer on Fridays. The Muslim prayers were going to be broadcast over loud speakers from the chapel bell tower on campus. The school administrators believed that this would be good for promoting religious pluralism. But their timing could […]

-HS Players Pray for Injured Teammate- Atheists Attack

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Players on a High School football team took a knee and prayed for a teammate who was injured on the field. Something that has been going on in America for many generations. Except this time an activist atheist organization complained and attacked the school administrators for allowing it. Here’s the […]

-US Supreme Court: Prayer at Government Meetings Historically Constitutional

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

                                  (US Supreme Court building:  Wikipedia) On Monday the US Supreme Court affirmed that prayers given at government meetings continue to be constitutional just like they have been for over 200 years in the history of the American republic. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: After more than five years of legal battles, the nation’s […]

-Student Forced to Stop Reading Bible During After-School Program

Friday, April 4th, 2014

                                       (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This is another instance where a student has been denied his religious liberty because of the ignorance of school teachers and officials across America. In this case an elementary student was forced to stop reading his Bible in an after-school program. Not only that but the teachers even tried to take […]

-The Coming Case to Shut Down Public Prayer

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

                        (U.S. Supreme Court building: Wikipedia) Next month the Supreme Court will hear a case where the originators propose to shut down or regulate prayers given in open public town meetings. Over the last 10 years or so, hundreds of cities and counties have given up their traditional opening prayers under the threat of costly […]