Atheists threaten lawsuit over high school football team’s baptism

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(TODD STARNES) – A group of atheists is threatening to sue a Florida school district after a group of teenage football players got baptized.

Over the summer 30 football players and coaches at Port Charlotte High School converted to Christianity. As a sign of brotherhood and their new-found faith the young men were baptized in the ocean.

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation said the school district broke the law. They say coaches are not allowed to engage in religious events or prayers. And they ordered the school to cease and desist.

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