06 Apr '11, 2am

SCOTUS Embraces Public Financing of Religious Schools

SCOTUS Embraces Public Financing of Religious Schools

Steve R-Your rant was obviously based on your own perspective of things and far more over the line than most who do not like the path this nation has taken in the last few years. But, you seem to have missed the point here. In Arizona, the tax deductions being taken by people for donating to organizations who give scholarships to students at religious schools (not charter schools or private secular schools) is very specifically designed to give religious groups an unfair educational advantage. Most religious schools do not teach the same curricula as public schools and are private for that reason, and they are not subject to the standardized testing requirements of Arizona. If people choose to send their children to such schools for religious reasons, that is their right. However, we have a separation of church and state in this nation and taxpayers are not required to pay...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/civil-rights/blog/scotus-embr...

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