Supreme Court Says States Cannot Discriminate Against Religious Schools

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July 2, 2020 by directorfsm

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Today’s BreakPoint: Supreme Court Says States Cannot Discriminate Against Religious Schools

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A Victory—at Last—for Religious Freedom

JOHN STONESTREET  WITH ROBERTO RIVERA

The past two weeks of Supreme Court rulings have not been encouraging. After the disastrous ruling in Bostock arbitrarily expanded civil rights protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity, the Court, in June Medical, all but handcuffed meaningful state efforts to restrict abortion.

Finally, yesterday, good news. The Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote, held its ground on discrimination against religious education. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the Court ruled that a state tax credit which “[discriminates] against religious schools and the families whose children attend or hope to attend them” violates the First Amendment’s Free Exercise Clause…

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