These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. Few topics arouse the passions of Americans like god and government and whether the twain shall meet. A flurry of 44 filings—a number rivaled only by similarly contentious cases on inflammatory issues like gun rights, abortion, or immigration—urged the court to consider the cultural consequences of the matter. The case, Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue , arises from a state tax credit program for private education and a dispute about applying the awards to religious schooling.
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The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States' flag has been part of American life for generations, but not without some constitutional controversy. Francis Bellamy, an ordained minister, created a pledge that would be taken on Columbus Day by millions of school children. In , President Franklin D. First in in the case of Minersville School District v. Over the following decades, there have been legal challenges concerning the use of those two words in the Pledge.
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