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U.S. Supreme Court,
Constitutional Law

Aug. 3, 2020

Rulings show the fall of the wall between church and state

Four U.S. Supreme Court cases from last term, coupled with the news that the Catholic Church received $1.4 billion in COVID-19 relief funds, and viewed in conjunction with the pro-religion mission-modification of the DOJ Civil Rights Division, demonstrate that we, in the United States, are pivoting away from the Enlightenment ideals of our founding. Some on our federal courts, in this administration, and in our Congress, see no problem in prioritizing religious freedom rights over anti-discrimination rights.

Four U.S. Supreme Court cases from last term, coupled with the news that the Catholic Church received $1.4 billion in COVID-19 relief funds, and viewed in conjunction with the pro-religion mission-modification of the DOJ Civil Rights Division, demonstrate that we, in the United States, are pivoting away from the Enlightenment ideals of our founding. Some on our federal courts, in this administration, and in our Congress, see no problem in prioritizing religious freedo...

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