Supreme Court Upholds Religious Freedom and School Choice in Ruling for Maine Tuition Aid Program

Supreme Court Upholds Religious Freedom and School Choice in Ruling for Maine Tuition Aid Program


The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down a Maine education program that provides tuition assistance for students to attend some private schools but excludes schools that provide religious instruction.

SCOTUS said the exclusion of religious schools is unconstitutional.

The 6-3 vote was along ideological lines, with Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan in dissent.

Here's the opinion from John Roberts in Carson v. Makin: https://t.co/guXt0bJwzJ. The vote is 6-3 along ideological lines, with Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan in dissent.

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AP News provided further background on the case:

At the heart of the case is a

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