Posts Tagged ‘football prayer’

Religion in Public Schools

Last night, cheerleaders at Lakeview-Fort Olgethorpe (LFO) High School were more popular than ever.

According the Chattanooga Times Free Press, more than 500 people showed up at a rally outside a Chik-fil-A Restaurant in Fort Olgethorpe, Ga., to support these young women who wanted to display signs with Bible verses at football games.

On Sept. 18, for example, the cheerleaders […] Read More

Religion in Public Schools

Earlier this year, Americans United assisted a New Jersey public school district that sought to rein in a football coach who was leading students in pre-game prayers.

Marcus Borden of East Brunswick High School had been leading and directing prayer for nearly 25 years. When administrators at East Brunswick told him to stop, Borden initially resigned – by not bothering […] Read More