This week, Americans United joined allies to argue in the New Jersey Supreme Court for the support of church-state separation in two cases.
In a precedent-setting decision, a New Jersey appellate court ruled in May that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie violated the New Jersey Constitution when it awarded more than $11 million to two religious institutions of higher learning.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, angry over the legislature’s refusal to pass a private school voucher plan, is attempting to do an end-run around lawmakers by inserting the proposal directly into the state’s budget.