Florida High School Employs Pastor to Lead Athletes in Prayer Before Games

It’s bad enough that public universities have Christian chaplains for their football teams, but a high school in Florida is copying the illegal practice.

At Vero Beach High School, Coach Lenny Jankowski has a chaplain on staff, Pastor Joe Moore, who leads prayers before games.

The Central Florida Fellowship of Christian Athletes even flaunted the partnership on Facebook:

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FFRF Reminds Illinois High Schools That Coaches May Not Pray with Students

The boys’ basketball team at Pana High School in Illinois apparently prays with coaches after every game. And we know this because they post images of it on Facebook:

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation has now written to the Pana School District, along with a couple of other small Illinois schools, reminding them that the law forbids coaches to lead or participate in school-sponsored prayers:

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Well, That Explains God’s Priorities…

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People on Twitter Are Complaining That the Super Bowl Halftime Show Promoted Homosexuality

The Super Bowl halftime show, featuring Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars, ended with this colorful image reading “Believe in Love”:

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And wouldn’t you know it? There were people complaining about it on Twitter, making the case that the NFL was using the halftime show to promote homosexuality:

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Super Bowl Scientology Ad Asks “Who Am I?” Here’s the Answer the Church Isn’t Telling You

Earlier tonight, during the Super Bowl, the Church of Scientology aired this ad:

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It’s the fourth straight year the Church has aired a Super Bowl ad — in certain markets, anyway — and it may have cost them up to $5 million. I guess they didn’t want to spend enough money during the game answering that question, so I’ll do it for them:

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