Air Date 11/06/2017

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Coach Joe Kennedy describes his response when he lost his job for praying silently after his high school football games.

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Joe Kennedy

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Joe Kennedy is a former football coach for Bremerton High School in Washington State. He was fired from his position for his custom of praying at the 50-yard line after every game. With the help of his legal representation from First Liberty Institute, Joe has been fighting a number of court battles, contesting that the school's decision is a violation of his First Amendment right to free religious expression.

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Kelly Shackelford

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Kelly Shackelford, Esq., is the president and CEO of First Liberty Institute, the largest legal firm in the nation dedicated exclusively to protecting religious freedom for all Americans. He is a constitutional scholar who has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testified before the U.S. House and Senate, and has won a number of landmark First Amendment and religious liberty cases. Kelly is a highly sought-after speaker and frequent guest on national news and talk shows, and he has been featured in many major news publications as well.

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Kristen Waggoner

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Kristen Waggoner serves as the senior vice president of the U.S. legal division and general counsel, Arizona, with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF). In this role, she oversees the U.S. legal division, a team of 60 attorneys and staff who engage in litigation, public advocacy and legislative support. Kristen has extensive experience in civil litigation, employment, education, nonprofit and constitutional law, and since she's assumed the role of senior vice president, ADF has prevailed as lead counsel in six U.S. Supreme Court victories. She has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on religious freedom issues, and has regularly commented on those issues in TV, radio and print media, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CBS, ABC and Fox News. Learn more about Kristen by visiting ADF's website.