A divided federal appeals panel has upheld a New York school district’s right to refuse access to school facilities to an after-school religious program.

In The Good News Club v. Milford School District, 98-9494, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the group’s teachings were “quintessentially religious” and were thus barred under the First Amendment’s doctrine of the separation of church and state.

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