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Re: Local News-What's Behind Vouchers

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  • val2160
    ... wrote ... of ... over ... So it seems to moi, that if one were against vouchers that one would have to argue that Rehnquist s view is not in keeping with
    Message 1 of 21 , Mar 21, 2011
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      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "val2160" <wdenval@...> wrote:
      >
      > "Shortly before ascending to Chief Justice, then-Justice Rehnquist wrote
      > an extensive dissenting opinion expressing his view that the history of
      > the ratification of the Establishment Clause reveals that the Clause
      > prohibits the creation of a national church and prevents government
      > "from asserting a preference for one religious denomination or sect over
      > others," but in no way "requires government to be strictly neutral
      > between religion and irreligion" or bars government "from pursuing
      > legitimate secular ends through nondiscriminatory sectarian means."
      > http://www.mobar.org/4a9a561e-6203-4f93-923e-e25ceac2add2.aspx
      > <http://www.mobar.org/4a9a561e-6203-4f93-923e-e25ceac2add2.aspx>

      So it seems to moi, that if one were against vouchers  that one would have to argue that Rehnquist's view is not in keeping with the spirit or intention of the law and/or that the history of the ratification of the Establishment Clause is irrelevant. Just sayin'.-Val
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