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Religion in School No aspect of the church-state controversy arouses more emotion and discussion than the subject of prayer in the public schools After all public schools are supported with taxpayer money What believer would want their taxes to support an institution that prohibits his children from praying What nonbeliever would want their taxes to support an institution that requires her children to participate in prayer Yet some believers think they know better than the Founding Fathers and want to tamper with the Bill of Rights They want to amend the US Constitution so that the Government would legally sponsor and take over the activity of prayer This leads us to the main question to this problem should the government be allowed to lead school prayer According to an article written by Ami Neiberger even if students volunteer to lead in prayer some school administrator or government official will have to review edit and censor their prayers 1 And which prayers will be deemed acceptable The prayers of Christians Jews Muslims and so on Neiberger uses logos in her first paragraph to demonstrate that it is absolutely illogical to allow the government to lead school prayer simply because there are too many forms of religion and prayer to make everyone happy With all these intense religiousnonreligious individuals walking around its no wonder that people have been killed over school prayer Prayer in schools in the last few centuries have been so extreme that they have provoked civil strife in some communities A fine example of this can be found around Philadelphia In 1843 13 people were killed after Catholics asked for their children to be excused from mandatory religious practices in school Neiberger 1 Here is a fine example of how Neiberger cleverly used pathos in her article to persuade us by getting at our emotions with the example of the people dying after they refused to practice a religion that differed from there own
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