(WSOC-TV) — MOORESVILLE, N.C. — A coach has been asked to stop leading team prayers at Mooresville High School after a Wisconsin organization advocating for the separation of church and state complained to the school district.

Coach Hal Capps would only say they’re moving forward, and apologized for having to decline the interview. A lot of people in the community are talking on his behalf, supporting him.

“I think he’s doing what he thinks is right,” Glenn Sander said.

“I don’t think he’s forcing anybody; it’s all their decision,” Maribeth Stewart said.

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