U.S. public opinion opposes federal aid to Roman Catholic schools more sharply now than it did a dozen years ago says the Gallup poll. In 1949, when a House bill for aiding public schools made aid for parochial schools a public issue. Gallup asked: "Should this money go entirely to public schools, or should part of it go to parochial schools?'' The results:
Public schools only 49%
Parochial schools in part 41%
No opinion 10%
Gallup's newest question was: "Should this money go only to public schools, or should money go to help Catholic and other private...