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March 15, 1985

A federal judge in Beckley, W. Va., struck down the state's six-month-old school prayer law as unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Hallanan said the law violates the First Amendment because it "both advances and inhibits religion and fosters an excessive government entanglement with religion." The law was overwhelmingly approved as a constitutional amendment by state voters in November.

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