The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation has bullied a New Hampshire school district into forbidding the mother of two high school students from praying on the front steps of her kids’ high school each morning.
The concerned mother, Lizarda Urena, had bestrode the steps of Concord High School for about 15 minutes each morning for two years, reports the Concord Monitor. She wore all white and a necklace with a cross and the word “Jesus.” She said prayers and recited verses from the Bible— Psalm 23, for example (“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want…”).
Urena, who is originally from the Dominican Republic, had been conducting this ritual every school day since someone found two bullets in a toilet in one of the bathrooms at the high school.
The high school principal, Gene Connolly, initially gave Urena permission to pray in front of the school