Letters: Jul. 5, 1963

Putting Prayer in the Closet

Sir:

I would like to take this opportunity to express my approval of the decision rendered by the Supreme Court [June 28] on the reading of prayers and the Bible in public schools.

I don't think anyone can argue with the fact that the state should be divorced from religion, since that was obviously the intent of our Founding Fathers when they spelled it out quite clearly in the First Amendment to the Constitution.

LILYAN SCHNEIDER

Bronxville, N.Y.

Sir:

I believe it is a most tragic and portentous decision. Our forefathers...

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