Argumentative Essay: The Role Of Prayer In Schools

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America is struggling because, “Many people in the church believe organized prayer in schools are a necessary part of the struggle of curtail violence, drug abuse, and other social ills that plague our nation in general”(Religious Action Center). Schools all over the United States do not let their students say a prayer or read their bibles in school. The reason that prayer in school is so controversial is because people believe that church and school need to be separated. Prayer in school is beneficial because it can combat school shooting, teen pregnancy, and alcohol use and improve self control.

The separation of church and state is discluding relion from political affairs and government laws. Separation of church and state is paraphrased from “Thomas Jefferson and others in expressing and understanding of the intent and function of the establishment clause and free exercise clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States”(Jefferson). People believe that church and state are separated but they are not because God and the bible have been in government since the beginning of America. Separation of church and state it can never fully exist because the majority of people are religious.

Bibles and prayer have changed in school because people do not believe in

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