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Hein v. Freedom From Religion Foundation

Challenge by taxpayers to conferences, held as part of President George W. Bush's "Faith-Based and Community Initiatives" program, to assist religious organizations in applying for and receiving federal grants.

Gallwey v. Grimm

Challenge to Washington State program to provide state funds to eligible students for tuition at public or private universities, including those that are sectarian.

Community House, Inc. v. City of Boise

Challenge to City of Boise's contract for the provision of homeless-shelter services with Boise Rescue Mission, which required the homeless to attend religious services as a condition of receiving food or shelter.

Colorado Christian University v. Baker

Opposition to Colorado Christian University's challenge to state officials' conclusion that the pervasively religious nature of the university rendered it ineligible under the Colorado Constitution to participate in a student financial-aid program.

Strout v. State of Maine

Opposition to parents' challenge to Maine program that allowed school districts without their own public high schools to pay tuition for students to attend nearby public and nonsectarian private schools, but not religious schools.

Wirzburger v. Galvin

Opposition to challenge to provisions in the Massachusetts Constitution that prohibit amending the Constitution's "Anti-Aid Amendment," which bars any public financial support for private schools.

Eulitt v. Maine Dep’t of Education

Opposition to parents' challenge to Maine program that allows towns that do not operate their own schools to pay tuition for students to attend nonreligious private schools or neigboring public schools, but not parochial schools.

Hibbs v. Winn

Challenge to Arizona law authorizing tax credits for scholarships for private religious education.

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