Beliefs Prayer discount no longer on the menu at North Carolina diner By Heather Adams | August 7, 2014 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs On Thursday (Aug. 6), a handwritten board near the front door of Mary's Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem, N.C., announced that the restaurant would no longer offer a prayer discount. Photo by Bruce Chapman/Winston-Salem Journal *Note to eds: This photo may not be republished without permission from the Winston-Salem Journal. RNS editors: This photo may NOT be used with any other story. Do not republish. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) Mary's Gourmet Diner has stopped offering 15 percent discounts for praying customers after the Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote to the owner to stop, calling it a violation of the Civil Rights Act.