The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 11, 2001, that an evangelical Christian group has a right to meet after-hours in public school classrooms.

Good News Club v. Milford Central School
Text of the June 11, 2001, Supreme Court decision that ruled religious groups have the right to meet after-hours in public school classrooms.

Selected Supporting Organizations
Good News Clubs
Information about Good News Clubs, the defendant in the case. Good News is a division of the Christian Evangelism Fellowship.

American Center for Law and Justice
Press release from the organization applauding decision.

Rutherford Institute
Article from the Institute entitled "The Supreme Court Recognizes That Hostility Toward Religion Is Just as Dangerous as Its Endorsement."

Selected Dissenting Organizations
Americans United for the Separation of Church & State
Press release from the organization, in which the Rev. Barry W. Lynn, executive director, notes, "This decision is a terrible mistake."

American Civil Liberties Union
Press release calling the decision a "setback for religious liberty."

People for the American Way
Said the decision is a step "toward lowering the First Amendment wall separating church and state."

Anti-Defamation League
From the ADL, "The ABC's of Religion in the Public Schools," including an explanation of the Equal Access Act.
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