Christian Family Coalition, (CFC), Applauds Passage
of Voluntary School Prayer Bill in Florida Senate!
Calls on Florida House leaders to follow suit immediately!
MIAMI-Today, the Christian Family Coalition, (CFC), applauded passage of Senate Bill 98 by the Florida State Senate by a bipartisan vote of 31-8. The bill, which is now sent to the Florida House of Representatives, authorizes a district school boards
to adopt a policy that allows an inspirational message to be delivered by students at a student assembly.
The Christian Family Coalition, (CFC), issued the following statement:
"After years of educating and lobbying our state officials on this issue, all schoolchildren in Florida are one step closer to protection from religious discrimination thanks to today’s vote, said Anthony Verdugo, Founder and Executive Director, Christian Family Coalition, (CFC). “Discrimination against schoolchildren based on their faith, is a scourge on our state and it’s time we protect religious students in our schools and give administrators the tools they need to combat this serious problem.” “No one should face discrimination simply because of what they believe, this bill is a critical step to erasing the hate in our schools that has devastated far too many families.”