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Imagine fighting a pitched church-state battle when you’re a teenager in high school.

5 Kids Bravely Fighting Christian Domination of Their Schools

Imagine fighting a pitched church-state battle when you’re a teenager in high school.
 

It can take a lot of guts to stand up for separation of church and state in America. People who file lawsuits to stop the display of religious symbols on public property or the use of sectarian prayers before government meetings often find themselves the targets of harassment, threats, and even violence.

Adults can usually withstand the pressure. But imagine fighting a pitched church-state battle when you’re a teenager in high school.

The high school years are a period when many young people just want to fit in with peers or keep a low profile. When separation of church and state is violated in a public school, students are the ones most affected. They’re the ones who have to stand up and make it right. It’s not always easy.

Here are five young people who made a difference.

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MamaK88

Asked by MamaK88 at 11:08 AM on Mar. 9, 2013 in Religion & Beliefs

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Answers (2)
  • It's a shame our resident "bullshit" caller, who insisted things like this never actually happen, isn't here to read this.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 3:10 PM on Mar. 9, 2013

  • lmao np.
    sahmamax2

    Answer by sahmamax2 at 7:01 PM on Mar. 9, 2013

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