Permit Prayer at 9/11 Anniversary | American Center for Law and Justice
  Search  |  Login  |  Register





Permit Prayer at 9/11 Anniversary

As the 10th anniversary of the horrific events of 9/11 approaches, the nation will remember the tragic terrorist attacks that murdered thousands. It will be an especially difficult time for the families and friends who lost loved ones that fateful day. But for those attending the memorial at Ground Zero, it will be even more difficult.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says no clergy – of any faith – will be invited to participate, and there will be no prayer to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11. Stand with the ACLJ and help send a united message to Mayor Bloomberg:

Change the policy. Permit prayer — a powerful source of comfort for so many who are still suffering. Prayer must be a part of the 9/11 anniversary. Add your name to our Letter of Protest now!


To: Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg

As a concerned citizen, I’m outraged by your plans to exclude clergy and prayer from the national ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Faith played a vital role in the aftermath of that tragic day — and faith should not be so blatantly absent from its commemoration.

Prayer is a powerful source of comfort for many who are still suffering — and it should be a part of the 9/11 anniversary. I stand with the American Center for Law and Justice — and countless other Americans — in urging you to change your damaging policy now.

Thank you for signing the petition!

Make this a monthly tax-deductible gift.

Thank you for making a donation!

Please encourage your friends to sign and donate by sharing this petition.

Indoctrination in Our Public Schools?

By Jay Sekulow1442240764028

What if your child or grandchild’s public school forced them to write out the Shahada – the Islamic conversion creed – while ” having skipped Christianity ”? What if your child’s study guide had a section called “Origins of Islam” that included statements such as, “Around the age of 40, the angel...

read more

Victory: Establishment Clause Rejected

By Laura Hernandez1434052717801

Today, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit unanimously held that a Tennessee Public School District did not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment when it contracted with a Christian school for its "alternative school." Faced with a severe budgetary shortfall, the Jefferson...

read more

No Islamic Indoctrination in School

By Carly F. Gammill1429625977564

“Pretend you are a Muslim.” This was the instruction given in a class assignment at Union Grove High School in Union Grove, Wisconsin, requiring students to take on the persona of a Muslim in order to write a “point of view” essay in which they discussed their daily Islamic religious practices and...

read more

Islamic Indoctrination in Schools?

By Jay Sekulow1429303011778

"Pretend you are Muslim." That's an assignment being given to students in at least one public school in Madison, Wisconsin. The public school class assignment asks students to write a 5-paragraph essay pretending they are Muslim, providing examples of daily rituals and any struggles they face. Here...

read more