Texas School Gives Up, Allows Students to Pray Openly

At Honey Grove Middle School, a group of students were “caught” praying at lunch in the cafeteria – and quarantined.  “Y’all don’t do that again,” said Principal Lee Frost.  If the students wanted to keep praying, he told them, they’d better meet alone outside, or hide out in the gym. In other words, they couldn’t be where anyone could see them. But the kids weren’t doing anything wrong – and their parents got First Liberty Institute involved to prove it.  In a letter to the School District, attorneys pointed out: “The right to pray is constitutionally protected activity . . . Honey Grove got the message, as First Liberty attorney Keisha Russell explained: ” they “respond[ed] immediately.”

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