The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.
Eleanor Basden Lane, American state official. Recipient Founders award North Carolina Heart Association, 1968. Member North Carolina Magistrate Association, North Carolina State Employees Association, North Carolina Association Rescue Squad, National Association Rescue Squad, Pender County Rescue Squad, Surf City Police Auxiliary, University North Carolina-Wilmington Alumni Association Democrat.