Professor Michael Helfand, "The Supreme Court Takes Up Religious Liberty - Again" -- Wall Street Journal
Professor Michael A. Helfand's opinion article, "The Supreme Court Takes Up Religious Liberty - Again," is published in the Wall Street Journal. The article considers the Supreme Court case Carson v. Makin that will be heard on December 8.
Excerpt from "The Supreme Court Takes Up Religious Liberty - Again"
The Supreme Court will hear arguments next week over whether state government funding programs can discriminate against religion—the third time the court has taken up the issue in the past five years. It has already prohibited excluding religious institutions simply because they are religious institutions, but it equivocated on whether governments can deny funding that would be used for religious purposes. The justices should now make clear that all forms of religious exclusion in government funding are unacceptable.
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