The Supreme Court said that it will hear the case of a Washington high school football coach who lost his job after praying with players.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it would hear the case of Joe Kennedy, who lost his job as a high school football coach for praying with players after games, The New York Times reported.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether school districts may prohibit private religious expression by public school employees.
The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear an appeal from a high school football coach who was barred from taking a knee to pray on the field after football games.
The case of a former high school football coach who lost his job after praying on the field has become a rallying cry for national religious groups.
The case dates to 2015, when Joseph Kennedy, an assistant football coach at Bremerton High School in Washington, offered private prayer after games and often was joined by players and coaches of both ...
By Adam Liptak WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear an appeal from a high school football coach who lost his job after defying school administrators by kneeling and praying at ...