One of the most important Supreme Court rulings of the last few years was not about church-state issues, affirmative action, or even the war on terrorism. It was about real estate -- 15 houses located in a forlorn part of southeastern Connecticut called New London.
You may not have heard of the Rutherford Institute, but you've probably heard of
some of its clients. There was the St. Louis boy who was forbidden to pray in
the school cafeteria. There was the Virginia girl with physical and mental
disabilities who was forced to stop reading her Bible on the school bus. And
there was the public school teacher in Waco, Texas, who was fired after praying
with a student during class.