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In parts of Texas high school football is well bordering on religion.
And today a court decided god deserves a place on the sidelines.
Hours ago a judge agreed to allow some high school cheerleaders to keep quoting the Bible in banners they -- during games.
-- -- divisions that previously or the teenagers to stop doing that stop using scripture on the sidelines.
The cheerleaders responded with a lawsuit.
The judges told us at least temporarily that this is the law good for this case and so we will.
Abide by his -- We just -- -- -- -- men he had eighteen on the end exciting news.
A lot bigger deal than we revenue.
But the judge's decision today is not the last word.
Yeah look -- the judge's orders temporary right.
Danish ship but it's still a good for the remainder of the year which made those banners will be back out of the football game tomorrow night in fact the opposing team will also have Bible verses on Vera bettors though freedom from religion has already sent a warning letter.
To that school.
That in -- this all goes back to court the school district has requested a jury trial and however it turns out it will likely be appealed.
Up through the court system you know back in 2000 the Supreme Court ruled against another Texas high school for leading prayers before a big game and this case may very well end up before.
The supremes as well yup but there's seemed to -- two main issues here Trace there's free speech version of the separation of church and state.
-- and the education -- taxes gives students the rights to express their religious beliefs which is why the Texas governor Rick Perry as well as the attorney general of that state.
Got behind the cheerleaders in fact the attorney general sense a lawyer to argue on their back half.
Now the school district argued that the state education code was itself.
And clearly judge ruled in favor of the cheerleaders.
And here are two of them -- I think is.
Unbelievable and every state -- -- -- at -- is being at all.
I feel bad is going to Atlanta and it and it drives aren't gonna ever happen and he had.
-- -- -- -- He doesn't.
And the school district issued a statement saying why it -- it is because cooks must follow all applicable laws in its operations even if this practice is it times.
In conflict with personal beliefs of administrators.
And board members.
But a victory tonight the cheerleaders.
And the game tomorrow night -- Religious statements Trace Gallagher block tonight's -- thanks pieces of rock.
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