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November 1, 2001
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A congressman wants to change the U.S. Constitution to allow school prayer. Rep. Ernest Istook (R-Okla.) circulated a letter to fellow lawmakers asking whether they would sign on to co-sponsor a constitutional amendment that would recognize students’ right to pray in school. A draft of the amendment calls for the “people’s right to pray and to recognize their religious beliefs, heritage and traditions on public property, including schools.”

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