Hundreds Join in Prayer With Georgia HS Football Team After Atheists’ Uproar

11/16/17
 
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11/16/17:

A Georgia high school football team, joined by supportive students and fans, banded together after an out-of-state atheist group objected to coaches praying with players.

The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) notified East Coweta County High School about coach John Small praying with players.

“Coach Small’s conduct is unconstitutional because he endorses and promotes his religion when acting in his official capacity as a school district employee,” the organization wrote.

The school board then announced that coaches could not “join hands, bow their heads, take a knee or commit another act that otherwise manifests approval with the students’ religious experience.”

In response, the players joined hundreds of students and fans at their final game in an even bigger prayer than usual.

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