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Supreme Court / Church & State / Davey Case #743029

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Supreme Court: Kate Snow) Supreme Court's consideration of the church & state case in Washington state involving Northwest College student Joshua Davey†, who lost his state scholarship when he decided to major in religion, examined. [DAVEY - says he felt discriminated against.] [Washington solicitor general Narda PIERCE†- outlines the state's position on religious education.] Statement from US Solicitor General Theodore Olson that Washington state is practicing religious discrimination & questions from Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg††, Stephen Breyer & Sandra Day O'Connor quoted. [Americans United Barry LYNN†- says the issue is whether states can be required to fund religious education.]

Jennings, Peter;
Snow, Kate

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