March 4, 2012

Florida’s Blaine Amendment: Goldilocks and the Separate but Equal Doctrine

St. Thomas Law Review
Nathan A. Adams IV
Anti-Catholic prejudice that gave rise to so-called Blaine Amendments in myriad state constitutions is widely known. These amendments provide, in essence, that no public revenue may pass directly or indirectly in aid of a sectarian institution. Lesser known is the relationship explored in this article between the Blaine Amendment and racial prejudice.

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