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Freedom of religion Locke v. Davey and state Blaine Amendments

Douglas F. Johnson 1958- 2010

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  • Title:
    Freedom of religion Locke v. Davey and state Blaine Amendments
  • Author: Douglas F. Johnson 1958-
  • Subjects: Davey, Joshua -- Trials, litigation, etc; Church and state -- United States; Student aid -- Law and legislation -- Washington (State); Washington (State) -- Trials, litigation, etc; Electronic books
  • Description: CONTENTS; LIST OF TABLES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. HISTORICAL ANTECEDENTS AND THE ""PROBLEM"" OF BLAINE AMENDMENTS; CHAPTER 2. BLAINE AMENDMENTS APPROACH THE SUPREME COURT; The Modern Context of Blaine Jurisprudence; Mitchell V. Helms; Zelman v. Simmons-Harris; CHAPTER 3. THE WASHINGTON PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AND LOCKE V. DAVEY; Briefs Amicus Curiae in Support of Davey; Briefs Amicus Curiae in Support of Locke; F. JEFFERSON'S BILL FOR ESTABLISHING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM WHICH BECAME THE VIRGINIA STATUTE FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, 1779
    CHAPTER 4. THE SUPREME COURT DECISION IN LOCKE AND AN ANALYSIS OF STATE CONSTITUTIONSCHAPTER 5. POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF LOCKE V. DAVEY AND THE FUTURE OF BLAINE AMENDMENTS; Future Litigation; Policy Implications; Future Research; A. BLAINE CLAUSES IN CURRENT STATE CONSTITUTIONS; B. THE FIFTY STATES AND THEIR DATE OF STATEHOOD; C. NINETEENTH CENTURY PAPAL DECREES EXPRESSING HOSTILITY TO AMERICAN IDEOLOGY AND POLICY; D. THE FLUSHING REMONSTRANCE; E. MEMORIAL AND REMONSTRANCE AGAINST RELIGIOUS ASSESSMENTS, 20 JUNE 1785; BIBLIOGRAPHY; CASES CITED; INDEX
    So-called "Blaine Amendments" in state constitutions are under attack because they may restrict the flow of tax dollars into religious institutions. The prevailing argument against the state Blaine Amendments is that they are unconstitutional expressions of Nineteenth Century anti-Catholic sentiment. Through an examination of Nineteenth Century historical trends and the test of state constitutions, Johnson challenges that argument. While he does not dispute the anti-Catholic currents of the Nineteenth Century, his work demonstrates that Blaine amendment supporters had many different motives ot
  • Publisher: El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub.
  • Creation Date: 2010
  • Format: 1 online resource (229 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-59332-653-X
  • OCLC Number: 818818827
    817561298
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