US High School Sued Over Ban on Student Prayer Group

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A conservative group that successfully pushed an Arizona school district to tone down its sexual education curriculum has now filed suit in Colorado, accusing a high school of unlawfully blocking student efforts to gather together for prayer.

The group, the Alliance Defending Freedom, said school officials cited the separation of church and state when they banned religious speech during recess and other “open periods” at Pine Creek High School, north of Colorado Springs.

Academy District Twenty, which covers Pine Creek High School, said in a statement in response that non-curricular groups, which include religious groups, may only meet before classes begin and after they end.

School officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the suit.

“Public schools should encourage the free exchange of ideas,” Alliance Senior Legal Counsel Jeremy Tedesco said in a statement on Monday, after the lawsuit was filed in US District Court on Friday.

“Instead, this school implemented an ill-conceived ban that singles out religious speech for censorship during free time…Read More

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