Carson v. Makin: What’s at stake for religious schools? | Opinion – Deseret News – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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How much religion is too much religion? Should there be a difference between widely accepted beliefs and more controversial ones? The U.S. Supreme Court is set to address those questions in a decision that could shape our pressing national conversations.

The court heard oral arguments last week in Carson v. Makin, a case involving Maine’s tuition program. The program funds private school tuition for students living in rural parts of the state who do not have access to a public school. All private schools are eligible, including ones outside the state or even country, as well as religiously affiliated schools that do not “inculcate” religion. However, if a religiously affiliated school does “inculcate” religion, then it is ineligible.

If these rules seem murky, they are. They raise multi


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