US Supreme Court Allows Public Money for Religious Schools ⚖️

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The U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the separation of church and state in a major ruling, in a decision that is paving the way for more public funding of faith-based institutions. The court backed a Montana program that gave tax incentives for people to donate to a scholarship fund that provided money to Christian schools for student tuition expenses. The court sided with three mothers of Christian school students who appealed after Montana’s top court invalidated the tax credit for violating the state constitution’s ban on public aid to churches and religious entities. “A state need not subsidize private education,” Chief Justice Roberts wrote. “But once a state decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are religious.”

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Source: U.S. Supreme Court Endorses Taxpayer Funds For Religious Schools
Location: Montana & USA

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I think that concessions like this one will continue happening as long as religious groups continue becoming important for election purposes.
If we tie this with president Trump's announcement that funds to some universities that are being accused of sponsoring leftist agendas will be revised (most likely canceled) then we will see the tendency.
The separation of church and state will be valid/profitable as long as religion does not interfere with any branch of government. So far, what seems to be interfering with the government is the left and some agendas usually associated with anti religious groups.
I guess the government would rather sponsor a religious group that will support them than a liberal institution that will work to undermine government agendas.
As opposed as I may be to religious indoctrination and all the superstitious crap that can come out of it, I can understand the move considering that some liberal organizations are siding with totalitarian regimes and their agendas. When you are the victim of such a regime you develop an aversion for anything that even hints at defending such regimes, even if only on principles.

It is not fair and imbalance to barb one side of the head, leaving the other full... It might be called insanity.
If government will give such aid, discrimination should be eliminated. Even why should one religion be favoured over others. In my country, we have Christian and we also have Islam schools. If such treatment should exists at all, it must be a fair treat to all private schools.

How crazy, they always act at the convenience of those who obtain benefits, of course they do not say so.

Que locura, siempre actúan a conveniencia de quienes obtienen beneficios, por supuesto eso no lo dicen.

Isn't this giving religious schools the same as others? They should not get special treatment, but giving all schools equal possibilities ought to be good. Do religious schools get tax benefits? I'm happy my kids went to secular schools in the UK. We have state religious schools, but parents may have to pay for buses to get their kids there when they would get free travel to a more local school.