June 28, 2017
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June 27, 2017
Contact: Ross Izard, 303-570-4675 or Ross@i2i.org
We are so excited about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Trinity Lutheran case, and what that could mean for the students in Douglas County and throughout the nation.
As you can tell from today’s Wall Street Journal editorial, the decision could signal the beginning of the end for bigoted “Blaine” language in some 38 state constitutions. But it doesn’t guarantee it.
A quick explanation here. Blaine language says that the government can’t give money to “sectarian” schools. Our Ross Izard explains how these hateful laws came to be and how this post-civil war representative hoped his anti-Catholic crusade would propel him into the White House. (Spoiler…it didn’t.)