Court’s ruling on school prayer is supremely questionable
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“There’s no crying in baseball,” said Tom Hanks’ baseball coach in “A League of Their Own.” But how about prayer on a public high school’s football field? After 60 years of precedent-setting battles to maintain a separation of church and state, that question has been thrown into confusion by the Supreme Court’s decisionto side with a former high school football coach who held postgame prayer circles on his then-employer’s 50-yard line. Coach Joseph Kennedy lost his job at Bremerton High School, near Seattle, and claimed his First Amendment rights were violated when he was told by school offici...