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50 Years After Abington v. Schempp, A Dissenter Looks Back On School Prayer

posted on June 17, 2013

At The Atlantic, Linda K. Wertheimer commemorates the 50th anniversary of Supreme Court case Abington v. Schempp, which banned Bible reading in public schools, by interviewing Ellery Schempp, who as a 16-year-old helped bring the landmark case to the courts. She writes, “Today, Ellery Schempp is a 72-year-old retired physicist from suburban Boston. … he is a Unitarian who also refers to himself as an atheist and secular humanist.”

Read at The Atlantic