Posts related to ‘First Amendment’

Citizenship education critical to long-term strength of our nation

Posted on: September 19th, 2014

Editor’s note: this post was originally published in the Deseret News on Sept. 17, 2014. It was authored by Gov. Herbert.  Generations of Americans grew up learning the Three Rs, “readin’, ritin’ and rithmetic’!” While the study of what we today call English language arts and mathematics is still essential to compete in a global […]

Gov. Herbert comments on SCOTUS decision on prayer in public meetings

Posted on: May 5th, 2014

The Supreme Court ruled today that holding prayer to open public meetings does not violate the Constitution. Gov. Gary Herbert agrees with the Court’s decision, issuing the following statement: “I’m pleased with the Supreme Court decision today to recognize prayer in public meetings as one of our nation’s traditions and not a violation of the […]