Americans United Asks West Point To End Mandatory Prayers At Academy Events

Boston, Rob
February 2013
Church & State;Feb2013, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p4
The article informs that the Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AUSCS) has asked the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, to end mandatory prayers at academy events. It mentions that until 1972, academy cadets were required to attend a religious service every weekend. They could choose between a Protestant, Catholic or Jewish service. AUSCS has written a letter to Academy Superintendent David H. Huntoon asserting to stop imposing prayer on unwilling cadets.


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