The case that could breach the wall between church and state
What happens when what had been a bedrock principle changes? Carson v. Makin shows the Supreme Court’s evolution of thought in recent decades on the separation of church and state.
So much of Amy Carson’s life in rural Maine has centered around the small Evangelical school she attended nearly 30 years ago.
She met her husband, David, there when she was in eighth grade, and both of them had siblings there as well. Some family members used to teach at the conservative Christian school, and their daughter Olivia, a recent...