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Group alleges Missouri school district forcing religion

 

September 26, 2019



OAK GROVE, Mo. (AP) — A nonprofit group that advocates for the separation of church and state alleges that a Missouri school district on the outskirts of Kansas City is forcing religion on students and threatened to sue if it didn't stop.

Oak Grove Superintendent Bryan Thomsen said the district is investigating the claims from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, The Kansas City Star reports .

The group alleged in a letter this month that the district, which is about 27 miles (43 kilometers) east of Kansas City, Missouri, repeatedly violated the First Amendment's establishment clause, wh...



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