The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Maryland law requiring public schools to close on Good Friday. The court last week upheld a lower court’s ruling that the law does not infringe on the separation of church and state called for in the First Amendment. The case was brought by a former teacher who is Jewish.
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