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Supreme Court of the United States

J.S. v. Holly Area Schools

Last Updated: 6/2/2020



A Christian second-grade student and his mother were barred from distributing invitations to a Christian summer camp at Patterson Elementary School in Holly, Mich. A teacher at the school informed the child that nothing from a church could be distributed at school, a decision upheld by both the principal and superintendent. Other students and community groups are permitted to distribute literature.

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Matt Sharp

Senior Counsel, State Government Relations National Director

Matt Sharp serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he directs the Center for Legislative Advocacy.

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