The U.S. Postal Service regularly contracts with private entities to operate postal units in areas where it is not economically feasible to run a traditional post office. In Manchester, Connecticut, the Postal Service contracted for operation of a post office by the Full Gospel Interdenominational Church. The Full Gospel postal unit included numerous religious displays, religious pamphlets and flyers, a missionary coin-donation jar, a stack of prayer cards, and a television displaying Church-related religious videos. Read more
Challenge to public-school district's grooming policy requiring boys to wear their hair short by parents of a Native American kindergartner who wears his hair long and in braids in accordance with his family's religious beliefs.
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.
Challenge to Arizona law authorizing tax credits for donations to organizations that provide scholarships for private school tuition, including that for parochial schools.
Challenge to the expansion of a Milwaukee voucher program to include parochial and sectarian schools.
Challenge to Florida program that allowed students at failing schools to receive a voucher permitting them to attend not only neighboring public schools but also private schools, including religious schools.
Challenge to Arizona law authorizing tax credits for scholarships for private religious education.
Challenge to plan of Philadelphia school district to provide vouchers for parents to send their children to nearby public and private schools, including parochial schools.
Challenge to proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution that would have permitted voucher subsidies for religious private schools in Florida, and would have eliminated the Florida Constitution's language barring tax aid to religion.
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.