Basketball coaches won’t pray with students in Kentucky (April 17, 2018)

Where: East Carter and West Carter high schools.

Violation: Basketball coaches from both schools joined hands in a prayer circle with their teams and cheerleaders after a basketball game. An image of the two teams praying with their coaches was posted on the West Carter High School official Facebook page.

Outcome: Superintendent Ronnie Dotson responded on April 17, informing FFRF that the coaching staffs at both schools have been reminded that they are not permitted to organize, sponsor or participate in student initiated prayer.

FFRF attorney who handled the case: Colin McNamara.

Freedom From Religion Foundation