Posts Tagged ‘Colorado’

Religious Discrimination, Religious School Vouchers, Tax Funding of Religion

The battle to end Washington, D.C.’s controversial school voucher program is entering a critical phase.

A little background: The plan, pitched as an “experiment,” was initially authorized in 2004 for five years. Heavily promoted by the Bush administration, it passed the House of Representatives by a single vote six years ago on a night when many voucher opponents were away […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion

Thanks to a federal appeals court decision yesterday, taxpayers funds in Colorado may soon subsidize colleges that preach during class time, expect attendance at religious services and require students to sign agreements promising to emulate “the example of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Bible.”

Prior to this decision, students who attended these “pervasively sectarian” religious colleges […] Read More