United States Supreme Court have given shelter coach football player who was suspended by his team pray with your players in games.
Joseph Kennedyteam assistant coach Institute Bremerton High School from Washington State, has been fighting for several months for his team’s right to play and pray on the field, which is why he was suspended by the club.
they can’t stop you from praying
the team had separated them argument that prayer involves an explicit acceptance of a religionChristianity in this case, by a public servant, what he explained is expressly prohibited in the First Amendment for the purpose of separating church and state.
However, the Supreme Court ruled that The School District Can’t Forbid the Coaches to Show Their Confidence on the playground, because this expression is protected by his First Amendment of freedom of speech and religion.
Thus, the Court defended Kennedy, who Now he’ll have to recruit again He will be able to continue to express his faith in this football team and on the field and with his players. The club has already made it clear that it will reinstate the assistant coach and that he will do so in March 2023 as the deadline. Joseph Kennedy has been suspended since 2015.
In return, this technician always defendede He didn’t force players to pray with himself and he treated people who didn’t pray in the same way, However, the director of the institute testified that a father complained that his son felt compelled to attend the prayer for fear that the coach would give him less time to play in future games.
you can keep praying
According to the Supreme Court, the courts through which this case has passed and which have ruled in favor of the school district- “worrisome” That any public servant speaks on behalf of the government and is therefore not protected by the First Amendment.
For years, Kennedy knelt with his players on the field and prayed, until In 2015 the school district found out and told him to stop., The coach kept on praying and allowing students who wanted to attend, until they were suspended.