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In last week's Liberty Update, we highlighted the Heritage Foundation's 2022 Index of Economic Freedom, which shows that Joe Biden has dragged the U.S. down to 22nd, our lowest rank ever (we placed 4th in the first Index in 1995, and climbed back up from 18th to 12th under President Trump).  As we noted, among the Index's invaluable metrics is how it demonstrates the objective correlation between more economic freedom and higher citizen standards of living, which this graphic illustrates:

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May 19, 2022 • 12:53 PM

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Wednesday, May 28 2014

A South Carolina elementary school is being sued by an atheist group because the school's fifth grade graduation ceremony is scheduled to be held in the chapel at a local Christian university.

The American Humanist Association is suing the Mountain View Elementary School, challenging the graduation's location at North Greenville University. Greenville County school district is also a named defendant in light of the fact that the district allows student-led prayers at the fifth grade ceremony.

According to Matt Sharp, an attorney with Alliance Defending Freedom, which has filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of the school, if the ceremony were held at the school, students would be limited to three attendees who would sit in cramped chairs designed for small children.  With respect to the claim regarding student-led prayers, Sharp believes the school is "doing the right thing by saying, We're not going to censor students. They have First Amendment rights to express their beliefs."

According to news reports, the named plaintiffs who are parents of Mountain View students suggested that the family would encounter "unconstitutional, school-affiliated prayers" at the school's graduation ceremony if it were held in the college chapel.

Source: onenewsnow.com

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