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

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."

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