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July 01, 2017

Weekly litigation update — July 1, 2017

PLF sues Seattle over compelled political campaign contributions What are the odds? Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of federal sports betting ban SCOTUS denies review of a takings win in the state of Florida Cap and Trade tax here to stay Supreme Court goes to bat twice for religious liberty Discrimination case turned back PLF ...

January 19, 2016

Scrap tires and school choice

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a religious liberty case that may bear on the success of school choice across the country. The case doesn’t directly involve school choice. It’s about scrap tires and playgrounds. But its outcome may determine the extent to which states can use the excuse of church-state separation to bar religi ...

December 03, 2015

Montana residents: PLF is interested in sharing your stories on school choice

As readers of this blog know, PLF will be challenging Montana regulations that impede the ability of Montana parents to send their children to religious private schools. I was in Helena, Montana last month and testified that the regulations are inconsistent with legislative intent, and violate the United States Constitution. Now we want to h ...

November 17, 2015

Genuine school choice in Montana faces a new threat

A proposed rule in Montana is threatening to geld the state’s fledgling school choice law. Montana passed a scholarship tax credit law earlier this year. The program offers tax credits for donors who contribute to the program. The money goes to student scholarship organizations, which provide tuition assistance for students who want to atte ...