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on September 19, 2015 in World News

School commands coach to stop praying with team

School commands coach to stop praying with team ‘Talks with students may not include religious expression’ by Douglas Ernst Thou shall not pray with willing participants of a high-school football team. A Bremerton, Washington, assistant high-school football coach has been commanded by district officials not to pray or engage in any religious conversations with his team. Thursday’s decision was made after Bremerton High School assistant coach Joe Kennedy received national attention for praying at the 50-yard line with students after each game. Supporters feared Kennedy would lose his job. Superintendent Aaron Leavell wrote a letter Sept. 17 saying all conversations… View Article

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