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Sports Illustrated claims prayer at sporting events erodes democracy


Putman County players, cheerleaders, students, and parents gather for prayer after the Friday night game (Sept 17, 2021), after the school board prohibited teachers and coaches from leading prayer after games.
Credit: Twitter capture

In a recent article (June 13, 2022), Sports Illustrated (SI) suggested that allowing players and coaches to pray prior to a game would lead to the erosion of democracy, Breitbart reports.

The magazine was discussing a court case before the Supreme Court involving Joe Kennedy who was fired as an assistant coach by Bremerton High, because he prayed with his players on the football field.

Breitbart explains:

This Sports Illustrated article is little else but a long smear against Christians, conservatives, and white people in general, and coach Kennedy in particular, and on a vicious personal level, at that,” Breitbart News noted.

Conservatives and religious freedom activists took to social media to lambaste Sports Illustrated for such a disgraceful display of left-wing bias.

It’s expected that the Supreme Court will soon make a ruling on the case involving religious freedom.

READ: Sports Illustrated Blasted for Saying Prayer in Sports is ‘Eroding Democracy’

Breitbart also supplied a few tweet responses to SI’s article written by Greg Bishop:

A couple of my favorites:

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