Madalyn Murray Finds Son's New School Has Prayers and Bible Reading Every Day

Madalyn Murray Finds Son's New School Has Prayers and Bible Reading Every Day

Madalyn Murray O'Hair, 1983
Source: Wikipedia

Madalyn Murray (later O'Hair) discovers that at her son's new school, all pupils have mandatory prayers and Bible reading in school each morning.

She will file a lawsuit to put an end to these practices, and though she will lose at lower court levels she will eventually prevail in the Supreme Court, which rules in 1963 that it's unconstitutional for schools to require or promote religion, religious beliefs, or religious rituals.

Her case will be combined a similar one from Pennsylvania, and that's the case which the world comes to know the decision by: Abington Township School District v. Schempp. Because of her involvement in this case and her unabashed self-promotion for her role in it, Madalyn Murray O'Hair will for the rest of her life be the target of hate and threats from Christians in America.

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