A U.S. Supreme Court decision that says states can’t cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education could breathe new life into efforts to force Maine and Vermont to help fund religious educations.
Following a 5-4 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday (June 30) in a case involving state funding of religious schools, Baptists focused on religious liberty issues offered divergent assessments. The case is Espinoza v. Montana Department Revenue.
By a narrow 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday (June 30) issued a ruling that could open the doors for more government funding of religious schools and even houses of worship. The ruling is in the case Espinoza v. Montana Department Revenue.
A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals for the majority.