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US Supreme Court agrees to take up case on Montana school-choice tax credit

ADF Senior Counsel and Vice President of Appellate Advocacy John Bursch:  “States cannot base laws on hostility to religion. Likewise, no provision of Montana’s constitution can enshrine hostility to religion into state law. We commend the Supreme Court for taking this case. The court’s recent Trinity Lutheran decision, which the Montana Supreme Court entirely ignored, clearly should apply here. As the U.S. Supreme Court unequivocally reaffirmed in that decision, states cannot impose ‘special disabilities on the basis of religious views or religious status....’”  Read more >>

President Trump honors one-year anniversary of NIFLA v. Becerra decision

ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris:  “The government has no business forcing anyone to express a message that violates their convictions. California disregarded that truth when it passed a law forcing pro-life pregnancy centers to advertise for the abortion industry, but one year ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court rightly stopped that law and found that ‘the people lose when the government is the one deciding which ideas should prevail.’ The court’s decision has already been helpful to pro-life and speech cases in other states. The larger outcome of this case, however, affirmed the freedom that all Americans have to speak—or not to speak—in accordance with their conscience....”  Read more >>

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