Hugo Black Quote

The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest breach.


Writing for the court, Everson v. Board of Education, 330 U.S. 1 (1947).

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The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest...

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The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest...

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The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest...

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The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable. We could not approve the slightest...