Supreme Court to hear case of high school football coach fired for praying on field

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The U.S. Supreme Court said Friday that it would hear the case of Joe Kennedy, who lost his job as a high school football coach for praying with players after games, The New York Times reported.

Bremerton School District in Washington state fired Kennedy in 2015. A Fox News report claims he was fired "over silent prayer on field," but court documents suggest Kennedy's activities were more extensive than that.

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