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Supreme Court says Constitution protects Montana scholarship program that indirectly funds religious schools (CNBC)
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Tuesday that a Montana scholarship program that indirectly provided state funds to religious schools is protected by the Constitution, weighing in on a high-profile dispute over the separation of church and state.
Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the court. He was joined by fellow conservative Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh. The court’s four Democratic appointees dissented. [Read More]
Tim Parrish is the newly elected leader of the Prince William County Republican Committee. He was elected during an “unassembled” convention on Saturday, June 27, where committee members drove their ballots to multiple polling places to include the Prince William County Government Center on Prince William Parkway, and the Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building in Woodbridge. [Read More]
Much of the case for the Iraq War was based on the Bush administration’s claim that Saddam Hussein possessed weapons of mass destruction. When the United States declared an end to the war late in 2011, more than 4,400 American military members had been killed and nearly 32,000 wounded. No weapons of mass destruction had been found. [Read More]
For the first time since taking over as Redskins head coach in January, Ron Rivera made public comments about the team’s name on Monday.
During an interview on McNeil & Parkins Show on Chicago radio station 670 The Score, the head coach explained that he prefers to keep his opinions on political and social issues private, saying the conversation about the name should be “a discussion for another time.” [Read More]
The American Academy of Pediatric *finally* weighs in on schools.
“the AAP strongly advocates that all policy considerations for the coming school year should start with a goal of having students physically present in school.”https://t.co/1OBafu00MP
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) June 27, 2020
The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association plan to paint the words “Black Lives Matter” on all courts when the season restarts in July, a source familiar with the plan told CNN Monday.
The news was first reported by ESPN and comes as athletes across all sports call for justice in the deaths of Black people by police. Both the league and players association have previously announced the goal of taking collective action to combat systemic racism and promote social justice. [Read More]