Trump to issue new guidance on right to pray in public schools

President Donald Trump is set to issue new guidance on Thursday asserting a First Amendment right of students to pray in public schools.
1:53 | 01/16/20

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Transcript for Trump to issue new guidance on right to pray in public schools
We are gathered in the oval office for national religious freedom day. Something very important very special special to you people who. This afternoon rally in passing historic steps to protect the First Amendment. Right to pray in public schools have the right to protect. And that's very important all right it's nothing more important it's. Would you anybody secretary of education Betsy Ross. Deputy attorney general Jeffrey Rosen and students and kids from. And advocates. Calling and writing and by the thousands. And you. People. In basic principle of our republic that government must never stand between the people. And guy. Yes in public schools around the country are losers stop these students and teachers from parade. Sharing their faith or following their religious believes it is totally unacceptably she's on the football field. You see so many times witness stopped from praying. And we're doing something just. Tragically literacy moved totalitarian. Controls on the far left that seeks to punish restrict and even prohibit. Religious expression. So please are you directly years fifteen years twenty years. It was a color thing like that could even happen to anybody would even think of something like that happening. That is why today my administration is usually stronger adherence to protect religious liberty and our public schools. The Reuters students and teachers good really exercise that they will always be protected including the right to pray. We hope this directive. Like.

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