An Idaho contractor recently asked the Supreme Court to hear his case and to overturn a decision written by the late Justice Antonin Scalia after he cited biblical reasons for refusing to provide his social security number when applying for a business license.
The Washington Post editorial board recently looked into a religious liberty case set to be heard by the Supreme Court and came out on the side of the religious institution at the center of the case. In their statement they found that using scholarships -- which in turn would allow scholarship donors to receive a tax write-off -- at private, religious schools was a parent’s right and using them did not “undermine” or “harm” public education or the state, “contrary to many of the tropes advanced by those opposed to school choice.”
Two parochial school teachers are claiming that their positions with two Catholic elementary schools were terminated based on disability and age discrimination. Now, the Supreme Court will decide how far religious freedom protections extend for churches and religious schools.