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First Amendment's guarantee of freedom of religion

How would the First Amendment prohibition on the government establishment of religion and its guarantee of freedom of religion apply to the following circumstances:

Congress passes a law requiring all children to attend any church of their parents' choice every week.

The President issues an executive order that federal education grants would go only to schools that included some religion in the curriculum.

At the President's suggestion, members of Congress introduced legislation providing that certain federal grant funds would be set aside for "faith-based" organizations.

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How would the First Amendment prohibition on the government establishment of religion and its guarantee of freedom of religion apply to the following circumstances:

Congress passes a law requiring all children to attend any church of their parents' choice every week.

In this circumstance it would be an outright violation of the entire principle and constitutional protection of freedom of religion and separation between state and church in the United States Constitution. The sheer notion that congress mandates anything regarding church or religion would automatically violate the ...

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This solution answeers hypothetical questions about infringement upon the First Amendment rights of citizens and how this amendment would apply to these questions.

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