In 1934, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars put a Latin cross atop a roadside rocky outcropping on federal land in the Mojave National Preserve. That cross and several replacements were destroyed; each time, a private party replaced it. In 1999, the National Park Service refused a request to place a Buddhist stupa near the cross. After the ACLU threatened litigation and the Park Service decided to remove the cross, Congress prohibited use of federal funds to remove the cross. Read more
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Opposition to challenge to New York school district's decision to forbid an adult-run student Bible club from meeting immediately after the end of the school day on elementary school grounds.
Lawsuit involving challenge by religious students to the University of Wisconsin's student fee system which they alleged required them to pay for activities of student clubs with whose social positions they disagreed.
Opposition to a challenge to a Washington statute providing that students majoring in theology are ineligible for a state-funded university scholarship program.
Challenge to statute under which the federal government distributes funds to state and local government agencies, which in turn lend educational materials and equipment to public and private schools, including religious schools.
Challenge by taxpayers to conferences, held as part of President George W. Bush's "Faith-Based and Community Initiatives" program, to assist religious organizations in applying for and receiving federal grants.
Challenge to Ohio voucher program that authorized payment of tuition costs for children in Cleveland to attend private schools, including sectarian schools.
Challenge to Arizona law authorizing tax credits for scholarships for private religious education.
Challenge to a municipality's decision not to allow members of the Summum religion to erect a monument in a public park.