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ACLU Sues State, Alleges Seminary Funding Violates Separation of Church and State

There are 1 comment on the Town Topics story from Jul 3, 2013, titled ACLU Sues State, Alleges Seminary Funding Violates Separation of Church and State. In it, Town Topics reports that:

According to the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey , the State of New Jersey violated the New Jersey Constitution and law against discrimination when it awarded taxpayer funds to Princeton Theological Seminary .

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Morganville, NJ

#1 Jul 8, 2013
Doesn't seem that a resolution asking to `pause' for reconsideration should be necessary. Isn't it illegal to give taxpayer/public funds to any institution with a primarily religious purpose?? Not only is this clearly the case for the two religious schools mentioned, the yeshiva in Lakewood ignores funding eligibility in excluding anyone who is not male. Furthermore, the yeshiva's policy of encouraging an ever-growing number of young men to spend their lives devoted to all-consuming religious study without time for work results in increased demands for taxpayer-funded services and benefits.

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