ACLU challenges ballot wording on Missouri’s public prayer proposal

Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union are challenging the ballot wording for a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution on public prayer.

A measure referred by lawmakers to the 2012 ballot would state that people can pray in public places, so long as they do not disturb the peace. It also says students can express their religious beliefs and cannot be compelled to participate in assignments that violate their religious beliefs….

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