freedom from religion foundation http://wmot.org en Atheist Group Says Prayers at Vols Games are Illegal http://wmot.org/post/atheist-group-says-prayers-vols-games-are-illegal <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style='line-height: 200%; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 14pt;'>KNOXVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — University of Tennessee officials say prayer before football games at Neyland Stadium does not violate the U.S. Constitution.</span></p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 17:51:36 +0000 AP/WMOT 15845 at http://wmot.org Atheist Group Says Prayers at Vols Games are Illegal Tenn. Teens Get $1000 Awards from Atheist Group http://wmot.org/post/tenn-teens-get-1000-awards-atheist-group <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Three Tennessee teens have received $1000 awards from the Freedom From Religion Foundation for their activism on local issues of church and state separation.</p><p>Earlier this year Lenoir City student Krystal Myers received a $1000 activist award for writing a column on gay issues for her school newspaper. The article was banned prior to publication.</p><p>Jeff Shott of Spring Hill received $1,000 after he dressed up as Jesus Christ to protest church-state issues at his school.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 16:56:12 +0000 Mike Osborne 14641 at http://wmot.org