AFA of PA ACTION ALERT
October 22, 2015
Is This Coach Breaking the Law?
Bremerton School District in Washington State has issued a cease and desist letter demanding that football coach Joe Kennedy stop praying on school grounds — especially if anyone can see him!
It all began back in September when the school district opened an investigation into the constitutionality of the coach’s private prayers. A few questions to consider: Was the coach recently hired? Had he just started this practice? Did the players complain about the coach’s actions?
Coach Kennedy was hired in 2008 as head coach for the junior varsity football team and assistant coach for the varsity team. He was an active duty Marine for 20 years prior to his hiring as a coach.
According to the Liberty Institute, which is representing the coach: Click here for more details and action steps.