The Supreme Court Takes Up Religious Liberty—Again

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Wall Street Journal

Dec 3, 1:00 AM

The Supreme Court Takes Up Religious Liberty—Again

In next week’s case, Carson v. Makin, the justices will have to decide whether this theoretical distinction between status and use will become part of the constitutional rule. The case concerns the constitutionality of the tuition assistance program in Maine, where more than half of school districts don’t have public secondary schools. In those jurisdictions Augusta pays tuition on the student’s behalf at approved private schools. But otherwise-qualified “sectarian” schools are explicitly excluded.

Tags: school choice

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