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Church & state

A federal appeals court ruled that the University of Wisconsin should not have kept student funds from going toward worship activities of a Roman Catholic campus group.

The university's Madison campus rejected paying for worship, religious instruction and evangelism by Badger Catholic.

"A university cannot shape Badger Catholic's message by selectively funding the speech it approves but not the speech it disapproves," wrote Chief Judge Frank Easterbrook of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the September decision.


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