In this Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, former Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy poses for a photo at Bremerton Memorial Stadium in Bremerton, Wash. A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 that the Bremerton School District does not have to immediately re-hire Kennedy, who lost his job after refusing to stop leading players in prayer on the football field after games.
In this Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, former Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy poses for a photo at Bremerton Memorial Stadium in Bremerton, Wash. A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 that the Bremerton School District does not have to immediately re-hire Kennedy, who lost his job after refusing to stop leading players in prayer on the football field after games. Larry Steagall AP
In this Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, former Bremerton High School assistant football coach Joe Kennedy poses for a photo at Bremerton Memorial Stadium in Bremerton, Wash. A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 that the Bremerton School District does not have to immediately re-hire Kennedy, who lost his job after refusing to stop leading players in prayer on the football field after games. Larry Steagall AP

US court rejects appeal from praying football coach

August 30, 2017 6:30 AM