The Supreme Court is reshaping the entire landscape of the relationship between religion and the state in this country, and the Frederick County Board of Education has no choice but to follow the new rules the court is creating. The most recent decision was handed down by the court in June, supporting the right of a high school football coach to kneel and pray on the 50-yard line after games. The court ruled 6-3 in favor of Joseph Kennedy, the coach. The Religion News Service, an independent news agency, noted that decades of case law forbade school employees from leading school children in prayer.
Opinion: BOE’s approach on religious expression makes sense, but there is ‘a lot of gray’
September 7, 2022