• Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

    2 days ago - By KCRA

    The Supreme Court has made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credits for private schooling.
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  • U.S. Supreme Court allows public money for religious schools in major ruling

    U.S. Supreme Court allows public money for religious schools in major ruling

    2 days ago - By National Post

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the separation of church and state in a major ruling on Tuesday by endorsing Montana tax credits that helped pay for students to attend religious schools, a decision paving the way for more public funding of faith-based institutions.
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  • Supreme Court says Montana tax credit program can't exclude religious schools

    Supreme Court says Montana tax credit program can't exclude religious schools

    2 days ago - By New York Post

    The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Tuesday ruled that a Montana tax credit program directing money to private schools cannot exclude religious schools. The decision, written by Chief Justice John Roberts and backed by the conservative-appointed wing of the court, sided with mothers of Christian school students who wanted to use the funds to...
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  • Supreme Court backs use of tax dollars for religious schools

    Supreme Court backs use of tax dollars for religious schools

    2 days ago - By Politico

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with three Montana families who asked the court to declare that excluding religious schools from student aid programs is unconstitutional. The school choice case could have major implications for the use of public money to pay for religious schools.
    Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue examined whether the Montana Supreme Court violated the U.S. Constitution when it struck down a tax-credit scholarship program that allowed students to use the scholarships to attend private schools, including religious schools.
    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts...
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  • Supreme Court says Montana program aiding private schools must be open to religious schools

    2 days ago - By The Washington Post

    Chief Justice John Roberts joined fellow conservatives in the 5-to-4 decision.
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  • Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

    2 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credits for private schooling.
    The court's 5-4 ruling, with conservatives in the majority, came in a dispute over a Montana scholarship program for private K-12 education that also makes donors eligible for up to $150 in state tax credits.
    The Legislature created the tax credit in 2015 for contributions made to certain scholarship programs for private education. The state's highest court had struck down the tax credit as a...
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  • Supreme Court Strikes Down Limits on State Aid to Religious Schools

    2 days ago - By NY Times

    The case was the court's latest on whether the Constitution allows the states to exclude religious groups from government programs.
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  • Supreme Court: Montana Can't Exclude Religious Schools From Scholarship Program

    Supreme Court: Montana Can't Exclude Religious Schools From Scholarship Program

    2 days ago - By NPR

    The 5-4 decision, in which Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's other conservatives, is a win for parents who wanted to use the state tax credit to help send children to religious schools.
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  • Supreme Court Bolsters Religious Rights in Scholarship Ruling

    2 days ago - By Bloomberg

    A divided U.S. Supreme Court bolstered the rights of religious groups to get public funding, reinstating a Montana scholarship program used primarily to send children to faith-based schools.
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  • Supreme Court says Constitution protects Montana program that indirectly funds religious schools

    2 days ago - By CNBC

    The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a high-profile case involving the Constitution's separation of church and state, reversing a lower court ruling that invalidated a scholarship program on the basis that it indirectly provided state funds to religious schools.
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