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The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Monday morning in favor of a Washington state high school football coach who was fired from his job for silently praying on the field after games.
Coach Joe Kennedy has been battling the Bremerton School District since 2015. The district claimed that his prayers violated the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution. But the high court has now ruled that Bremerton School District actually violated Coach Kennedy's First Amendment rights.
SCOTUS Blog tweeted, "SCOTUS sides with a high school football coach in a First Amendment case about prayer at the 50-yard-line. In a 6-3 ruling, SCOTUS says the public school district violated the coach's free speech and free exercise rights when it barred him from praying on the field after games."
In what can be extremely discouraging times, we need encouragement. How about inspiration from tens of thousands of young people being evangelized in the largest music and arts festival in North America?
Jesus said "the harvest is the end of the age" (Matt.13:39). He also said, "the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Therefore, pray earnestly for the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into the harvest" (Luke 10:2).
It's happening! Watch this firsthand account of God's people getting the transformative message of the gospel into the hearts of those most in need.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade was a great victory, not only on moral grounds but also on constitutional grounds. It was a momentous victory for American democracy.
America's founders formed a government, in the words of Abraham Lincoln, "of the people, by the people, for the people." But almost 50 years ago, seven liberal justices took the abortion issue out of the hands of the people and arbitrarily made abortion rights the law of the land.
Friday's ruling does not ban abortion but merely puts that decision back into the hands of "we the people" where it belongs and where our founders intended it to be.
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