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Response to David M. Frost: This is not a violation of the 1st amendment

Reader comment on item: Spreading Islam in American Public Schools

Submitted by Adam, J.D. (United States), Mar 17, 2005 at 17:17

please see my previous post, "Response to 'Illegal'" to understand why this is NOT a violation of the First Amendment. On the contrary, the comments of David M. Frost suggest that a parent's rights supercede those of their children, which would be a violation of the 14th amendment if implemented by any state/gov't or court. ... Nothing in the article suggests an establishment of religion, therefore there is no basis for suggesting that there is a violation of the First Amendment. If your ideas really amounted to an unconstitutional establishment of religion, then it would be follow that students wearing crosses or other religious symbols would also be an "establishment". That result is plainly absurd, and I submit, so is your reasoning.

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