50 Years After Abington v. Schempp, a Dissenter Looks Back on School Prayer

Summary: The Abington v. Schempp Supreme Court ruling in 1963 kicked state-mandated prayer and Bible readings out of public schools. The person who started it all was a 16-year-old teen named Ellery Schempp. I wrote about Ellery Schempp’s famous case and where he is today in an article for The Atlantic. The story attracted comments and was picked up by several news sites and blogs around the country. Below is a link.

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