SCOTUS Brings Prayer to Your Public School

In justifying school prayer, the conservative justices are cherrypicking moments of U.S. history—just like they did in overturning abortion rights.

Sotomayor dissent
In her dissent, Justice Sonia Sotomayor included visual evidence to show what Justice Neil Gorsuch's majority opinion gets wrong about Kennedy v. Bremerton School District. Bremerton School District/The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s conservative justices have given us yet another decision day where their rulings ignore precedent—and also get basic facts wrong about the case.

In a new episode of Boom! Lawyered, co-hosts Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy dive into Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, the case where the Court’s majority sided with the public high school football coach whose prayer circle turned into a community event.

Everything about it takes us back to our worst colonial and imperialist days.

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