As the United States struggles through Joe Biden’s failing presidency, the idea that “elections matter” is becoming more relevant as the current SCOTUS, with three Trump-nominated Justices now on the bench, is taking up more cases that appeal to traditional Americans.
In a case that the court previously turned away, Republican lawmakers and a group founded by former Vice President Mike Pence filed amicus briefs this week asking the Supreme Court to take up the case of a Washington state high school football coach who said he was fired from his job for praying on the 50-yard line after a game.
The issue comes down to Amendment 1 of the Constitution of the United States of America.
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
The Supreme Court decided this time to take up this important first amendment case and agreed to hear arguments this term. Read more