The case of Bremerton assistant football coach Joseph A. Kennedy had nothing to do with a “personal and private” prayer. That didn’t stop the U.S. Supreme Court from stripping away precedents protecting the separation of church and state. (Ruth Fremson / The New York Times)
(Ruth Fremson / The New York Times)
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The myth at the heart of the praying Bremerton coach case | Danny Westneat

The Supreme Court ruling stripped away precedents protecting the separation of church and state, but the case of the praying coach wasn't what it seemed. Joseph Kennedy, his lawyers and, ultimately, six justices made up an alternate storyline. Updated

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