The Folly of Suppressing Prayer

supressprayermainThe Blogosphere is still debating Roy Costner IV's decision last Saturday to defy his school district's decision to exclude prayers from his high school's graduation ceremonies. The South Carolina senior dramatically tore in half his officially approved graduation speech and recited the Lord's Prayer.

Some bloggers are calling him courageous, others deceptive. Some are asking whether Christians would like it if a student Satanist prayed to his purported master. Some are citing U.S. Supreme Court decisions that call official prayers unconstitutional but student-initiated prayers A-OK, so school officials got the rebellion they deserved because they overstepped their authority.

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