The Tennessean reports the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote to the district last week and said Springfield High coaches must stop promoting and endorsing religion to students.
A Tuesday statement by the nonprofit says football "character coach" Chad Diehl doubles as a Baptist minister and baptized two players in front of the rest of the team and coaches. Another coach, Jake Buttram, shared a photo of the baptism online.
Robertson County Schools released a statement Wednesday that said the school and its personnel didn't violate any laws. The statement says the student-initiated and student-led voluntary baptisms happened after football practice and schools hours.
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