It’s hard to imagine, but until Monday a high school coach could be fired for taking a knee to pray at a football game in America.
A coach was well within his constitutional rights to take a knee to protest the national anthem, but petitioning the Almighty was forbidden.
All that changed thanks to a man named Joe Kennedy of Bremerton, Washington—a Marine Corps veteran, a high school football coach and a devout Christian.
In 2015 Coach Joe was fired from his job as an assistant coach at the local high school after he disobeyed a school directive banning him from saying post-game prayers on the 50-yard line. Continue reading at Newsweek.