Finally, after the end of the Civil War, Supreme Court ruled against religious bigotry.
The Chicago Tribune article titled, Justices lift ban on State aid to schooling, reported that the Supreme Court finally, ruled the States enactment of the Baine Amendment were violations of religious freedom in the USA.
The Purpose of This Post
Is to relate an ancient proverb to this decision and hope that parents now be free to peruse school choice or school vouchers in their States, Hopefully to end the double taxation imposed on them to make it unaffordable to choose what schools are best for their children instead if government bureaucrats.
Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. (Proverb 1:8)
What’s My Point?
While the First Amendment states citizens have the right to religious freedom, government approved laws steeped in religious bigotry were passed by fearful government bureaucrats against religious freedom.
Over the years the cost of education has risen so high in cost that poor and middleclass parents can no longer afford to pay two tuitions to educate their children.
Home owners today look at their real estate taxes see the largest tax is for schools which they must pay as long as they live in a house or rental. School funding ranges in various costs to educate one child up to $25,000 a year.
While at the same time, the cost to attend a private religious school has risen into the thousands of dollars from what my parents paid, 25 cents a week to send me to a private religious school
My point is school choice or school vouchers should be available to every parent and not a government mandate.
In My Opinion
When I read the article, school unions believe the ruling to be a “slap in the face” of teachers. Why I cannot comprehend because teachers are going to be need in both public and private schools.
If the $25,000 a year paid by taxpayers went to a private school, the teachers’ salaries and benefits would be the same?
If this following statement is true, it is a first step victory for both White, Brown, Red, Yellow, and Black Parents as well.
Black parents love charter schools and voucher-supported private school vouchers because they teach values, self-respect, and hope. But no, if this option for poor or lower-income parents has more Democrat opposition than ever.”
Read the Source Links Below and previous posts on school vouchers.
Justice or wisdom?
Regards and goodwill blogging and Hallelujah!
Chicago Tribune July 1, 2020
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