SUPREME COURT: Oregon and Oregonians

Nine grave Justices lent their ears to the argument for and against the school law of the State of Oregon. Oregon has a law requiring all children between the ages of 8 and 16 to attend the public schools. This, of course, is equivalent to the suppression of all private and parochial schools and military academies devoted to primary education. Against the law are aligned the two plaintiffs, 1) the Sisters of the Holy Name of Jesus and Mary and 2) the Hill Military Academy, backed by...

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