Constitutionality of UT's Pre-game Prayer Policy and the Freedom From Religion Foundation


A slightly edited and updated version of a continuing series of articles posted on covering the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and their practice of prayer before football games.

In recent weeks UT was asked to change its policy of allowing a prayer before its football games. UT's chancellor responded by saying it was a constitutional practice and therefore they would not stop.

This article explores the constitutional jurisprudence behind the issues at hand and the explains some of the other legal issues behind what's going on in this case.

This upload represents the first three articles posted.

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