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Address Jackson Water Crisis, Then All Existing Systems Failing Our Children

Rhea Williams-Bishop, director of Mississippi and New Orleans programs at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation writes that “together, we can be the ones who create the environments and communities that build up our children, rather than tear them down.” She encourages Mississippians to come together to solve the Jackson water crisis—and then to repair the systems that led to it.

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Students walk by security fences installed in front of the Supreme Court.
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Supreme Court Continues Expanding Taxpayer Support for Religious Schools, Students

“Carson v. Makin represents a chance for more parents to give their children an education in line with their religious beliefs,” Charles J. Russo writes. “Opponents fear that cases such as Carson could establish a precedent of requiring taxpayer dollars to fund religious teachings. Based on its most recent judgments, many legal analysts maintain that the current court is increasingly sympathetic to claims that religious liberties are being threatened but, in so doing, is creating too close of a relationship between religion and government.”

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