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Court: Student prayers OK at school board meetings

March 20, 2017 10:31 PM
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NEW ORLEANS – A federal appeals court says a Texas school board can continue to let students offer public prayers at its meetings.

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a lawsuit against the Birdville Independent School District. It was filed by the American Humanist Association and a graduate of Birdville High School.

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