A Common Enemy, A Common Cause

Murray, John Courtney
October 1992
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1992, Issue 26, p29
Focuses on issues raised on the decision released by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Lee versus Weisman case declaring that officially sponsored prayer conducted at the graduation exercises of government schools to be unconstitutional on June 24, 1992. Background on the case; Basis used for declaring the Champaign religious education plan in Illinois, which gave rise to the case, as unconstitutional; Provisions of the First Amendment forbidding a national establishment of religion.


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