In a statement, Christiana Holcomb, legal counsel for the group Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), said, “Allowing males to compete in girls’ sports destroys fair competition and women’s athletic opportunities.”
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Matt Sharp, senior counsel for the legal group Alliance Defending Freedom, said the law will not always vindicate religious freedom claims; rather, he said, it provides people with a legal recourse when they believe their rights have been violated by the state.
The little-known apparition happened in 19th-century Montana to an Indian boy and girl during Father Pierre De Smet’s mission among the territory’s tribes.
The accused man, Anthony Weimer, faces a felony charge of criminal mischief.
The decisions come one week after Bishop Peter Baldacchino of Las Cruces, New Mexico, became the first bishop in the United States to lift the ban on public celebration of Mass in his diocese.
The state’s Blaine Amendment was cited by the Montana Supreme Court in its decision last year to invalidate the scholarship program.
Montana Bishop George Thomas approved an experiment to meet couples halfway, allowing outdoor weddings in exchange for active parish participation and closer catechesis.
Critics say that a proposed rule by the Montana Department of Revenue violates both federal law and the intent of the state’s new school-choice program.