Amending the School Prayer Amendment
- Separation anxiety. Kaus, Mickey // New Republic;12/12/94, Vol. 211 Issue 24, p6
Argues in favor of the willingness of U.S. President Bill Clinton to explore a compromise amendment authorizing voluntary school prayer. Comment on the position of House Speaker Newt Gingrich on the issue; Reaction of the civil libertarian left to the position of Clinton on the issue; Analysis...
- Contradictory Pieties. // Time;11/22/1971, Vol. 98 Issue 21, p22
The article focuses on the voting on a constitutional amendment intended to allow voluntary prayer in the public schools in the U.S. in the House of Representatives. It offers the views of several legislators including Representative K. Gunn McKay from Utah and Ohio's Samuel L. Devine on school...
- Istook will craft prayer amendment. // Human Events;12/9/94, Vol. 50 Issue 47, p7
Reports on a decision by Republican Newt Gingrich, to call for hearings on a constitutional amendment on the issue of prayers in schools. Features of the proposed amendment.
- Thanksgiving prayers. // New York;11/28/94, Vol. 27 Issue 47, p21
Presents a satire on Republican Newt Gingrich's permission to say a prayer at public schools in the United States. Effectivity date; List of things to pray for.
- MORE A REVOLUTION THAN A BLIP. Neuhaus, Richard John // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jan1995, Issue 49, p92
Focuses on issues related to the attention of the media to views of former U.S. House of Representatives speaker Newt Gingrich on the political culture. Changes in the political culture of the state; Efforts of the press to monitor the meeting of political parties; Opposition of the press to...
- Let Us Pray. // National Review;12/19/94, Vol. 46 Issue 24, p16
The article discusses Newt Gingrich's willingness to consider a constitutional amendment allowing school prayer in the U.S. Any theory of government must ask whether a school-prayer amendment is right and it happens that there are conservative objections to it. If public school prayer were once...
- School prayer falls short. Dyrli, Odvard Egil // Curriculum Administrator;Aug98, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p31
Reports that the United States House of Representatives rejected a constitutional amendment that would permit prayer in public schools. Reason for the rejection; Supporters and opponents of the amendment.
- The tyranny of the minority. Yu, Carla // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;08/09/99, Vol. 26 Issue 30, p42
Focuses on Saskatchewan retired Provincial Court judge Ken Halvorson, who acting on a human rights board of inquiry, upheld the province's constitutionally guaranteed right to say the Lord's Prayer in schools. His July 26, 1999 decision on a complaint by five families against the Saskatoon...
- Yet another `right.' Greenfield, Nathan M. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;08/16/99, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p23
Comments on the decision of Justice Ken Halvorson in the discrimination complaint made to the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. The political correctness of Halvorson's ruling on school prayer in Saskatoon; Guarantees for religious freedom in the Charter of Rights and the Saskatchewan Act...