NytramsPlace

Members Login
Username 
 
Password 
    Remember Me  
Post Info TOPIC: Trump announces 'guidance' on prayer in schools, religious groups.


Veteran Member

Status: Offline
Posts: 27833
Date:
Trump announces 'guidance' on prayer in schools, religious groups.
Permalink  
 


Speaking at an Oval Office event, in a bid to solidify his base, the president, joined by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, unveiled the federal governments first updated guidance on school prayer since 2003. 

It details scenarios in which school officials must permit prayer and clarifies the consequences if they dont, but overall it makes few major changes to the guidance it replaces. 

However, the Trump administration's moves on both fronts are drawing criticism from civil rights advocates.

The Washington Post reports that the rules would lift an Obama-era executive order that compelled religious organizations to tell the people they serve that they can receive the same service from a secular provider.

During the announcement, Trump said his administration was engaged in a cultural war to defend school prayer from the far left." 

Before it was entirely clear what the guidelines might be, the newspaper had reported that Trump's official schedule for Thursday included "THE PRESIDENT announces guidance on constitutional prayer in public schools."

Trump's remarks on the new steps come after last month's editorial in Christianity Today that called for him to be impeached and removed from office.

Trump responded, tweeting that the publication would prefer a radical left nonbeliever who "wants to take your religion & your guns. Other evangelicals also came to Trump's defense.

https://www.kcentv.com/article/news/nation-world/trump-guidance-prayer-schools/507-126e3e7d-08f2-43ac-b193-6efac7f4a8ef?fbclid=IwAR2slSWI8JrQEF-e7KXkLIqtZQkkO4UTo3SUn8MQfJCyX04dkG0YFEfxGRM

 

 



__________________

Nytram Press   

© 2020

Page 1 of 1  sorted by
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.



Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard