FACTS OF LIFE
U.S. teen-agers overwhelmingly support religious expression in school and public life, according to an American Bible Society poll. According to the summer report, 82% favor “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, 72% think students should be allowed to pray in school, 82% say the slogan “In God We Trust” belongs on currency and 83% feel it's appropriate to sing “God Bless America” at athletic events.
Source: Chicago Tribune, July 1
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