Right Wing Watch posted commentary on an episode of God Knows, in which New Apostolic Reformation preacher Cindy Jacobs claimed that school violence erupted only after prayer was removed from public schools in 1962. The claim that school problems can be traced back to the removal of guided school prayer is a well-worn trope among the Religious Right.
Jacobs conveniently ignores problems that existed before 1962, including the pervasiveness of Lovecraftian abominations in our schools. As this 1950s home economics video illustrates, our children had to attend schools that were crawling with otherworldly horrors. I don't want to go back to those times. Do you?
Okay, okay, I promise I'll behave now.