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#SchoolChoice: SCOTUS protects public aid for religious schools

Written By | Jul 2, 2020

WASHINGTON: The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled that Christian schools cannot be deprived of receiving school aid.  Educational freedom and school choice are what President Trump had promised black students and their parents in 2016.  In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court’s newest appointees, Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, delivered on President Trump’s promise.

They voted to tell liberals and public education unions that children’s lives matter and to “Shut Yo’ Mouth!

ANTIFA Liberal verbal arsonists want America to Shut Yo’ Mouth!

On Tuesday, which shall be forever known as #SchoolChoicefreedomday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue that religious schools can qualify for a state tax credit program even if the state constitution explicitly bans public aid to religious entities. For tens if not hundreds of thousands of black and brown families who have seen their precious children’s educational civil rights jailed and their futures DOA, Trump’s Supreme Court ruled never again.

School Choice should be a Black Lives Matter agenda item

Now, minority and disadvantage children can take advantage of educational opportunities that will allow them to prosper. Parents can now take advantage of a public scholarship program to send their children to religious schools. Religious discrimination on this issue has been clear.

Liberals and media pundits who have literally handcuffed black and brown poor parents who can now celebrate their children’s educational freedom.

In the past, many states, like Montana, have enacted state constitutional amendments that have wrongly forbid Christian schools from receiving public. According to the Supreme Court, three mothers were blocked by the Montana Department of “Revenue Rule 1” from using scholarship funds for their children’s tuition at Stillwater Christian School.

The parents sued the Department in state court, alleging that the Montana Rule 1 “Rule 1,” which “prohibited families from using the scholarships at religious schools. discriminated on the basis of their religious views and the religious nature of the school they had chosen.”

Earlier the state’s legislature had created a program that granted tax credits to those who donate to organizations that award scholarships for private school tuition.  Liberals in the state department of revenue created “Rule 1” to keep it consistent with the Montana Constitution that bars government aid to any school “controlled in whole or in part by any church, sect, or denomination.”

Writing for the Supreme Court (SCOTUS)  majority Chief Justice Roberts said,

“The application of the no-aid provision discriminated against religious schools and the families whose children attend or hope to attend them in violation of the Free Exercise Clause of the Federal Constitution.”

Kevin Fobbs

Kevin Fobbs began writing professionally in 1975. He has been published in the "New York Times," and has written for the "Detroit News," "Michigan Chronicle," “GOPUSA,” "Soul Source" and "Writers Digest" magazines as well as the Ann Arbor and Cleveland "Examiner," "Free Patriot," "Conservatives4 Palin" and "Positively Republican." The former daily host of The Kevin Fobbs Show on conservative News Talk WDTK - 1400 AM in Detroit, he is also a published author. His Christian children’s book, “Is There a Lion in My Kitchen,” hit bookstores in 2014. He writes for Communities Digital News, and his weekly show "Standing at Freedom’s Gate" on Community Digital News Hour tackles the latest national and international issues of freedom, faith and protecting the homeland and heartland of America as well as solutions that are needed. Fobbs also writes for Clash Daily, Renew America and BuzzPo. He covers Second Amendment, Illegal Immigration, Pro-Life, patriotism, terrorism and other domestic and foreign affairs issues. As the former 12-year Community Concerns columnist with The Detroit News, he covered community, family relations, domestic abuse, education, business, government relations, and community and business dispute resolution. Fobbs obtained a political science and journalism degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1978 and attended Wayne State University Law School. He spearheaded and managed state and national campaigns as well as several of President George W. Bush's White House initiatives in areas including Education, Social Security, Welfare Reform, and Faith-Based Initiatives.