FFRF terminates prayer at Arizona school (June 5, 2017)

FFRF successfully stopped prayers scheduled into yet another high school’s graduation ceremony, this time in Elkins, Ariz.

Last spring, FFRF was informed that the Elkins High School 2016 graduation ceremony opened and closed with a Christian prayer. FFRF Staff Attorney Patrick Elliott a letter on June 26, 2016, to the school district, warning against the inclusion of prayer at future school-sponsored events.

Although FFRF did not receive a response from the district, the organization was informed on June 5 that there had been no prayers included in this past spring’s 2017 graduation ceremony.

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