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February 27, 2004
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The White House says the Supreme Court’s ruling on religious scholarships will not change its faith-based initiatives. Speaking to reporters Thursday, Jim Towey, the director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Relations, said the Bush administration will continue to fund religiously affiliated social service programs, despite the Supreme Court ruling Wednesday that states have the right to exclude theology majors from taxpayer-funded state scholarships.

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