The Ninth Circuit’s judicial activists have ruled against prayer by coaches on public school football fields.
Why? Besides the fact that the Ninth Circuit is on the wrong side of history on this, praying on the field means praying in public and well, such behavior is not to be tolerated. [Sarcasm? You decide.]
Fox News by Todd Starnes
A three-judge panel ruled the Bremerton School District was justified in suspending Coach Joe Kennedy after he took a knee and prayed silently at mid-field after football games.
“When Kennedy kneeled and prayed on the fifty-yard line immediately after games while in view of students and parents, he spoke as a public employee, not as a private citizen, and his speech therefore was constitutionally unprotected,” the 9th Circuit wrote.
Kennedy, who served as an assistant coach at Bremerton High School from 2008-2015, was ordered to refrain from bowing his head, taking a knee or doing anything that could be perceived as praying on public school property[…]
Next stop, Supreme Court?
H/t Katie Pavlich, Townhall.