AG Paxton Releases Statement on SCOTUS Decision Defending Free Exercise of Religion and School Choice

AG Paxton Releases Statement on SCOTUS Decision Defending Free Exercise of Religion and School Choice

Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today gave this statement following the United States Supreme Court’s decision holding a provision in the Montana Constitution that prohibits the state from providing aid to religious entities—known as a Blaine Amendment—violates the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment. At issue in the case was whether a program created to provide tuition assistance to parents who send their children to private schools was constitutional; the Court concluded these programs are […]