The Washington Post reports:
The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended a recent streak of victories for religious interests, striking down a Maine tuition program that does not allow public funds to go to schools that promote religious instruction.
The vote was 6 to 3, with Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. writing for the majority and the court’s three liberals in dissent.
The case involves an unusual program in a small state that affects only a few thousand students. But it could have greater implications as the more conservative court relaxes the constitutional line between church and state.
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Supreme Court says Maine cannot deny public funds to schools that promote religious instruction https://t.co/qjj1jZef3e
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TODAY: The Supreme Court has just handed down a 6-3 decision in Carson v. Makin, which will force Maine taxpayers to fund religious schools.
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The Supreme Court case dealt with whether a public tuition program in Maine can be used to send students to schools that teach a religious curriculum.
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#SCOTUS allowed more public funding of religious entities in an important ruling in favor of two Christian families who challenged a Maine tuition assistance program that excluded private schools that promote religionhttps://t.co/9rOmnRw163 pic.twitter.com/NJgDTnGnvN
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