Hudson, Michelle AHS prayer 1999p1

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Hudson, Michelle AHS prayer 1999p1 - Angleton student will wait for prayer ruling By...
Angleton student will wait for prayer ruling By MICHAEL WRIGHT The Facts ANGLETON — An Angleton High School freshman freshman said she will wait for the Supreme Court to rule on the constitutionality of prayer before football games before deciding whether to sue the school district over her right to pray. In September, Michelle Hudson asked the board of trustees to approve a "moment of solemnization" before Angleton football games. Trustees expressed sympathy for Hudson's request, but declined to take any action for fear of embroiling the district in a lawsuit. Last spring, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Hudson ruled a root- ball game is not a serious enough event to merit solemnization. solemnization. The ruling stemmed from a 1995 lawsuit against Santa Fe ISD filed by two Galveston County families, one Mormon See PRAYER, Page 7A

Clipped from The Facts19 Nov 1999, FriPage 1

The Facts (Clute, Texas)19 Nov 1999, FriPage 1
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