Earlier this month, I posted about Columbus High School athlete Derrick Hayes. Hayes ran the anchor leg of his track team’s 4 x 100-meter relay and they had qualified for the state tournament… until he made a special gesture:
Long story short, Christians were quick to call this religious discrimination… until Hayes and his family admitted religion had nothing to do with it.
So that’s that, right? Derrick learned a lesson the hard way. The refs did what they were supposed to do. Let’s move on.
Enter Dr. Jerry Newcombe. Writing for Truth in Action Ministries a week after all of this transpired, Newcombe didn’t get the memo that this wasn’t religious discrimination:
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