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on September 9, 2017 in World News

High School Football Players Stream onto Field, Pray Out Loud After Silence Order

By Paula Bolyard Prior to last week’s football game between West Virginia’s Clay County and Braxton County, the teams took a knee together and bowed their heads in prayer. Pregame prayers are not an unusual occurrence in that part of the country, but this time was different. The group prayer came on the heels of a recent ban on prayers over the loudspeaker at games. The new rule was made in response to a single individual who complained about the public display of faith. “We had a request last year toward the end of football season to check into whether...

By Paula Bolyard Prior to last week’s football game between West Virginia’s Clay County and Braxton County, the teams took a knee together and bowed their heads in prayer. Pregame prayers are not an unusual occurrence in that part of...

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