Letter: Offended by prayer in football

Quarterback Tim Tebow addresses the media as he

Quarterback Tim Tebow addresses the media as he is introduced as a New York Jet at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, N.J. (March 26, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

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I don't think public displays of religion should be conducted outside the place of worship ["The fusion of religion and sports," News, March 25].

I am personally offended that Tim Tebow forces his beliefs on me every time he talks or plays football. How would he and other devout Christians feel if other sports figures (or any public figures) thanked their atheistic beliefs for their success? How would the country react if a devout Muslim praised Allah every time he or she was interviewed for a sucessfull ballgame?

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In this great country, you can worship any way that you please. That does not give you the right to force your beliefs on the rest of us.

Paul Gretschel, Coram


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