Today in Peace and Justice history on June 1, 1955

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that recitation of the Lord’s Prayer and readings from the Bible in public schools violated the establishment clause of the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution in School Dist. Of Abington Township v. Schempp. continued http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/thisweek.htm#june11955

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