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Supreme Court rules in favor of former football coach in public school prayer case

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - In a big win for Joe Kennedy, the Supreme Court ruled the former football coach has a constitutional right to pray on the field, a ruling celebrated by those gathered outside the court.
"We can pray on football fields, we can pray in schools, ain't nobody can stop us."
First Liberty Attorney Stephanie Taub, says this is a victory for all religious Americans.
"They do have a right to religious expression, they do have a right to their religious identity and can't be treated as second-class citizens just because of that," Taub said.
The Supreme Court ruled a government entity...
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Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to “much more coercive prayer" in public schools.
The court ruled 6-3 for the coach with the court's conservative justices in the majority and its liberals in dissent. The case was the latest in a line of rulings for religious plaintiffs.
The case forced the justices to wrestle with how to balance the religious and free speech rights of teachers and coaches with the rights of...
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Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JESSICA GRESKO
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to “much more coercive prayer” in public schools.
The court ruled 6-3 for the coach with the court's conservative justices in the majority and its liberals in dissent. The case was the latest in a line of rulings for religious plaintiffs.
The case forced the justices to wrestle with how to balance the religious and free speech rights of teachers and coaches...
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