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Mississippi Governor Advocates Nondenominational School Prayer ‘At Some Point’

posted on June 6, 2012

The Huffington Post’s Gregory Kristof reports on recent controversial statements from Mississippi governor, Phil Bryant. Last week, Bryant told 300 high school boys gathered in Hattiesburg for Mississippi’s American Legion Boys State that, “I think at some point at a moment of enlightenment in the future, the federal government and perhaps a future Supreme Court is going to say it’s not a bad thing for children to hear prayer in school.” Kristof notes, “Governor Bryant’s comments come at a time when the Bible belt is swarming with alleged infringements on the separation of Church and State.”

Read at The Huffington Post