The Washington Post published an excellent brief recitation of the history of the “Blaine Amendment” by Diane Ravitch.
Public school personnel and all other citizens will benefit by reading this insightful article.
Church and state must be kept separate for the benefit of both church and state. Recent decisions by all three branches of government have blurred the line of separation in recent decades. That does not bode well for democracy.
Each, the church and civil government, have unique separate roles to play in our society. Intermingling of those roles will compromise both the church and state to the detriment of both.
William L. Phillis, Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy of School Funding