‘In America, We Don’t Punish Prayer’: Trump Defends Religious Liberty in State of the Union Speech

Share:

While some of the more petty actions from last night’s State of the Union address have grabbed most of the headlines, there were other more substantive moments that have received less attention.

One brief yet powerful moment, in particular, was when President Trump affirmed prayer and faith as an important aspect of our culture.

“My administration is also defending religious liberty, and that includes the constitutional right to pray in public schools,” Trump said to applause. “In America, we don’t punish prayer. We don’t tear down crosses. We don’t ban symbols of faith. We don’t muzzle preachers and pastors. In America, we celebrate faith, we cherish religion, we lift our voices in prayer and we raise our sights to the glory of God.”

Click here to read the rest of this story from our content partners at Faithwire.

The news of the day doesn’t have to leave you feeling hopeless and angry. Sign up for the Faithwire Newsletter for encouraging stories delivered right to your inbox.

Share:

Related topics:

See an error in this article?

Send us a correction

To contact us or to submit an article

Click and play our featured shows

Joseph Z’s Prophetic Guide to 2024 and 2025

In an episode of “Table Talk” hosted by Joni Lamb, guest Joseph Z shared prophetic insights the Lord revealed to him for the years 2024 and 2025. Z shares that 2024 will be a year of justice, encouraging believers to...

Grammy-Winning Christian Music Artist Mandisa Dies at 47

Christian singer-songwriter and “American Idol” finalist Mandisa Lynn Hundley, known professionally as Mandisa, has died in her Nashville, Tennessee, home at age 47, according to multiple reports. The platinum-selling artist and five-time Grammy nominee, born in California, rose to fame...