By Hemant Mehta
The American Humanist Association says a Mississippi teacher and football coach at Bay High School has repeatedly violated the Constitution by pushing his Christian faith on students and athletes.
In a letter sent to the school’s principal and district superintendent, the AHA documented instances of Eric Collins proselytizing to kids. He told kids in his class he hoped they would all “find Jesus someday.” In a personal accounting class, he asked a child what “God intended them to do with their money.” He said the Big Bang was a hoax because “God created life.”
On the football field, he’s even worse.
Mr. Collins organizes weekly team breakfasts and meetings for players at a local church called the “Power House of Deliverance” every Friday morning… Mr. Collins sent letters home with players that include scripture. The example which we were provided is dated July 2, 2019, and reads: “The scripture says in Galatians 6:9, ‘Let us not become weary in working hard, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up!’”… Both Mr. Collins and other athletic coaches reportedly participate in prayers with players before games.
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