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Moeller v. Bradford County

Challenge to federal, state, and local funding of the Firm Foundation, an organization that ran a religious vocational-training program for inmates in the Bradford County, Pennsylvania, jail.

Mitchell v. Helms

Challenge to statute under which the federal government distributes funds to state and local government agencies, which in turn lend educational materials and equipment to public and private schools, including religious schools.

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.

Doe v. Norton

Challenge to Congressional authorization to spend $10 million in federal funds for repairing historic missions in California, virtually all of which were fully functioning houses of worship.

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.

Christianson v. Leavitt

Challenge to federal grants provided to the Northwest Marriage Institute, a faith-based organization in Vancouver, Washington, that provided Bible-based marriage counseling.

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