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The existence of student religious groups in public schools violates the Constitution because it involves the use of the public school facilities for religious proselytizing and requires the presence of teachers to supervise the religious activities, says the American Jewish Congress. In an amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, the AJCommittee says the presence of religious groups on school property creates an “impermissible possibility of administrative entanglement” between government and religion, thereby breaching the principle of church-state separation.

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