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House Moves to Cut Attorneys’ Fees in Church-State Cases

The House Judiciary Committee has approved a bill – dubbed the “Public Expression of Religion Act”– that would make it more difficult for Americans to challenge church-state violations in court. H.R. 2679 would deny legal fees and out-of-pocket expenses to plaintiffs who win lawsuits under the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. The move is being publicized by the civil rights group Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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