Prayer Banned at All School Events Following Atheist Complaints

Students praying at school drew complaints from atheists in Massachusetts giving the Canton District an opportunity to shut prayer down even if initiated by students during ceremonies like graduation or any school event. (SYATP photo)

Christian Post – A school district in Massachusetts will no longer allow prayer at its school-sponsored events in order to appease one of the nation’s leading atheist groups.

Last month, Canton Public Schools Superintendent Jennifer Fischer-Mueller informed the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation that “steps have been taken to ensure that there will be no prayers or religious rituals” included as part of any school ceremony or school-sponsored event, including graduation ceremonies.

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