H.J.Res.57 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States protecting religious freedom.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Istook, Ernest J., Jr. [R-OK-5] (Introduced 06/30/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||08/23/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.|
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Summary: H.J.Res.57 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/30/2005)
Constitutional Amendment - Declares that people retain the right to pray and to recognize their religious beliefs, heritage, and traditions on public property, including schools.
Prohibits the United States or the states from establishing any official religion or requiring any person to join in prayer or religious activity.