Posts Tagged ‘ school prayer ’

Chairman’s Report June 27th 2014

Jun 28th, 2014 | By
Ambassador Kislyak and William J Murray

In this issue: William J. Murray discusses his mothers’ attempted defection to the Soviet Union in 1960 and how that brought about the Supreme Court ban on school prayer on the occasion of his first return to the Russian Embassy since 1961

Atheist’s son: Prayer needed in classrooms

Jul 27th, 2012 | By

“This is more than the national motto; it was meant to be the real source of authority for our government. If rights come from God they cannot be taken away, but if they come from government, a simple majority vote can void those rights,” he continued. “Fifty years ago prayer and Bible reading represented the authority of God over the school, the teachers and the students. Bowing of heads in the morning for prayer was much more about surrendering to the authority of God than about learning ‘morals.’

Report From Washington – March 2, 2012

Mar 4th, 2012 | By

IN THIS ISSUE: Obama’s IRS targets the Tea Party / Most Catholic Senators vote against Catholic Church on contraceptives / Senator Blunt’s Rights of Conscience legislation / House resolution on death sentence of Iranian pastor / Arizona fights new HHS mandates / Florida passes school prayer bill / Islamic terror in the Philippines and Thailand / Islamic female genital mutilation in Ireland / More on the House Prayer Caucus

The Madalyn Murray O’Hair Murder

Apr 5th, 2011 | By
My Life Without God

This statement was written by William Murray in May of 1999. The dismembered bodies of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, Jon Murray and Robin Murray were found in January of 2000 in Camp Wood, Texas. One of the killers, David Waters, led the authorities to the site in return for a guarantee he would serve his time in a Federal rather than in a Texas state prison. He died of prison of liver decease in 2003. A second killer was sentenced to live in prison.