By Amelia Hamilton | Watchdog.org | Nov 19, 2015 4:58 PM | 28
School choice is just getting started in Montana, and new proposals are already threatening it. Earlier this year that state passed a scholarship tax credit program, which assists students with private school tuition. But the Montana Department of Revenue has moved to ensure students aren’t able to use this tuition assistance at any religious schools (including schools [...]
By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org | Oct 12, 2015 5:00 AM | 40
"The First Amendment does not allow the government to discriminate among religions or religious people or religious institutions. They can't say that students can use a scholarship at a nonreligious school but can't at a religious school," she said. "It's discriminating against religion, hostile toward religion."
By Greg Markle | Watchdog.org | Jun 10, 2015 3:20 PM
By Greg Markle | Watchdog Opinion
A farmer named Lorenzo Ayala saved up $16,000 and was on his way to spend it on tractor parts. Unfortunately, he never got those tractor parts. The money was confiscated by Montana police.
The police say they smelled cologne and other strong smells in the cluttered car, which they know can [...]