On April 19, The United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, a case that could have far-reaching implications on the ability of the government and religious organizations to cooridinate efforts for the public good. This essay explores the background (both recent and historical) of the case, how it relates to the relationship between church and state, and what it might mean for the government to treat religious organizations neutrally as opposed to favoring or discriminating against them. Click on the link below to read the entire essay.

About the Author

Michael McShane

Mike McShane is the Director of Education Policy for the Show-Me Institute. He is a former high school teacher and earned his PhD in Education Policy at the University of Arkansas. Before coming to the Show-Me Institute, Mike worked at the American Enterprise Institute as a research fellow.