TAKE A KNEE. MAKE A STAND.
Show your support, share your faith, and boldly wear your beliefs on your sleeve.
SHARE THE 2T4:7 CHALLENGE
More than a message of civil liberty, the 2T4:7 mission is a faithful movement supporting Constitutional freedom.
AN INSPIRATIONAL AVERAGE JOE
Coach Joe Kennedy, an eighteen-year Marine veteran, was an assistant coach for the Bremerton High School (BHS) varsity football team. Before he even coached his first game, the Marine-turned-football coach made a commitment to God that he would give thanks at the conclusion of each game for what the players had accomplished and for the opportunity to be part of their lives through football.
After the whistle of his very first football game in 2008, Coach Kennedy took a knee and quietly prayed, thanking God for his players. His quiet, private prayers lasted only 15-30 seconds. Coach Kennedy continued this practice after every game for seven years...
OFFSIDES: A PENALTY FOR PRAYER?
A lawsuit was filed in a federal district court in 2016, asking the court to allow Coach Kennedy to continue coaching while the case made its way through the justice system. The District Court, then the Ninth Circuit, denied the request. In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court also denied the request, but four justices – Alito, Thomas, Gorsuch, and Kavanaugh – issued a statement expressing serious concern about how the school district and the lower courts had understood the First Amendment rights of public school teachers.
In January 2022, the Justices announced that they would hear the case: “No teacher or coach should lose their job for simply expressing their faith while in public...”