AG Hunter Leads 18 States in Urging SCOTUS to Protect School Choice

Attorney General Mike Hunter has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the justices to overturn a Montana Supreme Court decision that required the state to exclude religious school options for parents participating in a state tax credit scholarship program.

Montana’s program, enacted by its legislature in 2015, gave a tax credit to taxpayers who donated to a private scholarship organization. The organization then awarded scholarships to eligible children attending private schools. A number of states, including Oklahoma, have enacted similar school choice programs.

Attorney General Hunter was joined on the brief by Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, as well as 15 other state attorneys general and governors.

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