1963: A Wrong Choice
Americans should allow prayer back in public schools. Since 1963, when we banned prayer, dropout rates, juvenile crimes, and teen pregnancies have increased. Also, academic scores have decreased. These are results from one action - prayer being banned. We should guarantee students and teachers their constitutional right of freedom of speech and religion. Everyone should have the right to choose when and where the worship.
Studies show that since the court decision in 1963
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God from our daily lives, the principle on which this country was founded.
With all the pressures on teenagers in the 1990's teenagers need a prayer group at school. Studies show that prayer groups increase academic scores and help to decrease juvenile crimes, teen pregnancy and dropout rates. Those that oppose prayer in school argue that religion should not be forced on students, but by allowing prayer, religion is now an option not something denied.