The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that states with private school scholarships must provide similar funding to religious schools. This was bizarre because the Montana Supreme Court had already banished the state’s private school scholarship program, which offered $150 to families that chose private schools and sought a state scholarship. So the state of Montana will not owe $150 to the Espinoza family.
Pastors for Texas Children criticized the ruling:
For Immediate Release June 30, 2020
Statement on the Supreme Court Decision in Espinoza
Contact Charlie Johnson, Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org 210-379-1066 Cameron Vickrey, Associate Director email@example.com 704-962-5735
Fort Worth, TX – The Supreme Court decision today in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue is an attack on God’s gift of religious liberty for all people.
In ruling that states must allow religious schools to take part in programs that provide state-sponsored scholarships, the freedom of religion for us all is jeopardized.
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