Decision Limits Public School Graduations in Churches - Articles

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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jun 16, 2014

Without comment, the U.S. Supreme Court today left in place a lower court decision that public high school graduations in churches adorned with religious symbols violate the separation of church and state. The case stemmed from a Wisconsin school that held its graduation ceremonies at a local church. Some argued that a large cross and other religious symbols in the building suggested that the government was endorsing a particular religion. The Associated Press has more.