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Supreme Court backs using public funds for religious schools

The Supreme Court handed another victory Tuesday to advocates asserting religious rights over government restrictions. The case involved an unusual program in a small town in Maine and the use of public funds to help pay for tuition at a religious school. Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for The National Law Journal, joins John Yang to discuss.

Supreme Court backs using public funds for religious schools

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