Aid Denied for Religious Study The U.S. Supreme Court rules that states may withhold taxpayer-funded scholarships from students studying theology. The court's 7-2 ruling marks a departure from recent fights on the separation of church and state, in which the Supreme Court has allowed for greater state sponsorship of religious activities. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.
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Court: States Can Deny Aid for Religious Study

The U.S. Supreme Court rules that states may withhold taxpayer-funded scholarships from students studying theology. The court's 7-2 ruling marks a departure from recent fights on the separation of church and state, in which the Supreme Court has allowed for greater state sponsorship of religious activities. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.