The U.S. Supreme Court just announced that it will hear oral arguments in the case Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, in which attorneys for First Liberty Institute and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, led by veteran Supreme Court advocate Paul Clement, represent Joe Kennedy. Kennedy, a former high school football coach, is asking the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court decision that allowed a school district to fire him because fans and students could see him take a knee in silent prayer after football games.
No American should be forced to choose between their faith and the job they love!
The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear oral argument in Coach Joe Kennedy’s case. First Liberty has fought for Coach Kennedy through a six-year legal battle and now the Court will have an opportunity to protect the right of every American to live out their faith, including praying in public, without the fear of punishment.
Want to hear the story behind Coach Joe’s case? Watch our First Liberty Live! episodes featuring Joe Kennedy as he explains why this case is crucial to the future of religious liberty in America
First Liberty has been protecting and defending freedom for all Americans who have had their voice slienced or their faith shut down. Learn more about Coach Kennedy and how we defend everyday Americans so they can live out their faith.
Want to know more about Coach Joe and his incredible story? Read our story page explaining his time in the military and why His case could be the one to overturn a bad legal decision that’s been used to erode the Constitution and religious liberty for 30 years.