Applying recent Supreme Court precedent, the New Mexico Supreme Court reversed course and upheld a textbook loan program, finding a state constitutional provision barring aid to private schools to be rooted in religious animus.
The school funding lawsuit in Maine is just the latest in a string of cases testing the reach of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church.
In remarks today, AG Jeff Sessions announced a review to determine if religious entities are being denied access to federal grants and other government benefits out of no-establishment concerns.
South Carolina is asking the Trump Administration to allow religious child placement services to discriminate on the basis of religion under RFRA.
At first glance, expanding religious exemptions from discrimination laws may sound like a protection of religious liberty, but when it comes to federal funds, the exact opposite is true.