The Supreme Court today issued a stay in a legal battle over tax aid to religious schools, granting a plea from Ohio officials on behalf of a Cleveland voucher program.
Americans United for Separation of Church and State said the action in Simmons-Harris v. Zelman is unfortunate, but of little long-term significance.
"The Supreme Court's action is disappointing," said the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, Americans United executive director. "But it has little significance in the ongoing battle over voucher aid to religious schools.