Say Your Prayers, Kids! (Or We'll Force You): Christian Nationalists And The Long-Running Campaign To Force Children To Pray In Public Schools

Rob Boston

On June 27, 1962, President John F. Kennedy held a press conference in the auditorium of the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy began by making a brief statement about two issues: the movement of Chinese troops near the Taiwan Strait and his desire to see the passage of an international trade bill that was pending in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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An American Original

Is the separation of church and state in the Constitution?

Absolutely. The separation of church and state is baked into our founding documents and our system of government.

The “wall of separation between church and state” is an American original. It’s an American invention. We should be proud of that fact. And we should fight any disinformation that threatens this ideal.

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