A former high school football coach who says he was fired for praying at the 50-yard line after every game is finally slated to get his day in court on Monday.
Joe Kennedy, a former coach at Bremerton School District in Bremerton, Washington, is suing the district in a closely watched religious liberty case that has captured national attention.
He claims his First Amendment rights were violated when he was punished for his post-game prayers. And, on Monday, oral arguments will be heard in the case, with both sides having the opportunity to tell the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle their side of the story . . .