New Jersey Court Blocks Funds for Religious Instruction

May 27, 2016

A New Jersey appeals court has found that the state may not award grants through a program to support college facilities to a Jewish yeshiva and a Presbyterian seminary, NJ.com reported. While the court did not rule that all grants to religious institutions are problematic, it found that these two institutions were primarily engaged in religious instruction, making them ineligible for participation in this state program.

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