The Supreme Court handed a big win to a former Washington high school football coach who lost his job over reciting a prayer on the 50-yard line after games. At issue was whether a public school employee praying alone but in view of students was engaging in unprotected “government speech,” and if it is not government speech, does it still pose a problem under the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. The Supreme Court ruled Monday in a 6-3 decision that the answer to both questions is no.
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Categories: Neil Gorsuch, Religion, SCOTUS, Sports, Washington
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