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In Westside Community Schools v. Mergens, students sued the school because they were not allowed to form a religious club. In what way does the quote below explain why the students were within their
rights? “Although a school may not itself lead or direct a religious club, a school that permits a student-initiated and student-led religious club . . . just as it permits any other student group to do, does not convey the message of state approval or endorsement of that particular religion.” –Justice Sandra Day O'Conner, 1990 A. The school was trying to endorse a certain religion. B. The school was violating their rights to practice religion. C. The school believed the students would not benefit from the club. D. The school misunderstood the students' request to form the club.
B. The school was violating their rights to practice religion.
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User: In Westside Community Schools v. Mergens, students sued the school because they were not allowed to form a religious club. In what way does the quote below explain why the students were within their rights? “Although a school may not itself lead or direct a religious club, a school that permits a student-initiated and student-led religious club . . . just as it permits any other student group to do, does not convey the message of state approval or endorsement of that particular religion.” –Justice Sandra Day O'Conner, 1990 A. The school was trying to endorse a certain religion. B. The school was violating their rights to practice religion. C. The school believed the students would not benefit from the club. D. The school misunderstood the students' request to form the club.

Weegy: B. The school was violating their rights to practice religion.
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User: Local governments are allowed to place restrictions on the freedom of assembly if the planned gathering A. is funded by city tax money. B. is seen as a threat to the public's welfare. C. is expected to last more than twelve hours. D. is staged by an independent political party.

Weegy: Local governments are allowed to place restrictions on the freedom of assembly if the planned gathering B. is seen as a threat to the public's welfare.
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User: What can be concluded about Robert F. Kennedy's view on individual rights based on the selection below? “At the heart of that Western freedom and democracy is the belief thatthe individual man . . . is the touchstone of value, and all society,groups, the state, exist for his benefit. Therefore the enlargementof liberty for individual human beings must be the supreme goal andabiding practice of any western society.” –Robert F. Kennedy, 1966 A. He felt that the individual exists to serve the needs of society. B. He felt that putting the public good first would create individual rights. C. He felt that advancing personal freedoms should be the goal of society. D. He felt that people should sacrifice personal freedoms for the public good.

Weegy: D. He felt that people should sacrifice personal freedoms for the public good.
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User: In the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the policy of segregation in schools was unconstitutional. One result of this ruling was that A. segregation in schools ceased to be an issue as more districts integrated their campuses. B. a constitutional amendment prohibiting school segregation was passed after the decision. C. many school districts challenged the desegregation decision in state courts. D. many school districts desegregated their classrooms within a year.

Weegy: A. segregation in schools ceased to be an issue as more districts integrated their campuses.
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User: Which constitutional rights is a suspect in police custody entitled to according to the U.S. Supreme Court decision below? "If the individual indicates, prior to or during questioning, that he wishes to remain silent, the interrogation must cease; if he states that he wants an attorney, the questioning must cease until an attorney is present." –Excerpt from Miranda v. Arizona, decided June 13, 1966 A. the right to reasonable bail and to not receive unusual punishment B. the right to a speedy trial and to confront the witnesses against him C. the right to an impartial jury and to not be tried twice for the same offense D. the right to not incriminate him- or herself and to receive legal counsel if requested

Weegy: D. the right to not incriminate him- or herself and to receive legal counsel if requested
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User: How does a political party officially define its core values before a presidential election? A. The party leaders dictate the annual report. B. The party members vote on the party handbook. C. The national delegates vote on the party platform. D. The presidential nominee writes the party press release.

Weegy: How does a political party officially define its core values before a presidential election? A. The party leaders dictate the annual report.
Expert answered|debralev143|Points 0|

User: What is the name of the voting process that decides a political party's candidate for president? A. an off-year election B. a primary election C. a general election D. a midterm election

Weegy: What is the name of the voting process that decides a political party's candidate for president?: B. a primary election.
Expert answered|debralev143|Points 0|

User: Third parties have helped to bring many significant issues to the public's attention. How has this affected the two major U.S. political parties? A. by keeping them from gaining a majority in state legislatures B. by allowing them to focus on more mainstream domestic problems C. by forcing them to address important concerns to attract more voters D. by encouraging them to choose the most qualified candidates for office

Weegy: Third parties have helped to bring many significant issues to the public's attention. How has this affected the two major U.S. political parties?: C. By forcing them to address important concerns to attract more voters.
Expert answered|debralev143|Points 0|

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