The ruling in the Montana case undoes a bit of that incoherent jurisprudence. Oral arguments took place January 22.
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"Government funding to religious schools requires taxpayers to support religious institutions and beliefs that may violate their own, something the First Amendment was meant to avoid", continued the RAC.
The court's five conservative-leaning justices overruled three of their liberal colleagues on Monday, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh delivering the majority verdict. "Many parents exercise that right by sending their children to religious schools, a choice protected by the Constitution".
DeVos once again chose to visit a religious school, the Harrisburg Catholic Elementary School, after which she held a roundtable (video below).
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"This decision blots out a great stain on our history and gives today's low-income students a chance to attend religious schools of their choice using state-endorsed private school scholarship funds", said Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, legal adviser to The Catholic Association.
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When Montana's legislature passed a law in 2015 allowing tiny tax credits for up to $150 in donations to private-school scholarships, the state tax bureau refused to credit any donations to religious schools. It follows a 2017 case in which the court ruled that a church could not be excluded from receiving government benefits because of its status as a religious organization.
Liberal Justice Stephen Breyer said in dissent that the ruling risks "entanglement and conflict" over where to draw the line between allowing free exercise of religion while protecting against government endorsement of religion.
In a closely watched case handed down Tuesday (June 30), the Supreme Court took another step in expanding the scope of religious free exercise in America.
In a separate concurring opinion, Justice Samuel Alito pointed to evidence of anti-Catholic bigotry that he said motivated the original adoption of the Montana provision and others like it in the 1800s, although Montana's constitution was redone in 1972 with the provision intact. In a spring poll conducted ahead of today's decision with results published in The New York Times, almost two-thirds of all USA adults surveyed responded that "states should not be allowed to ban the use of subsidized scholarships for religious schools". "But once a state decides to do so, it can not disqualify some private schools exclusively because they are religious", Roberts said. It also aligns more closely with the requirements of the First Amendment that the federal government not establish a state religion nor prohibit the free expression of faith.
Showing a serious lack of confidence in public education's desirability to parents, the Montana Department of Revenue also argued to the Supreme Court that it cut off the money to private schools because they compete with public schools for students and, thus, finances.
In a 5-3 ruling directly related to global AIDS funding, the Supreme Court ruled that foreign affiliates of companies based in the United States can be required to make pledges against sex work and sex trafficking in order to receive funding to fight HIV/AIDS, reports The Associated Press.
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