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October 30, 1970 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-10-30

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12—Mim Edger 30, 1970


What will a YES vote on Proposal C mean?

It WILL make clear the constitutional guarantee of separa-
tion of religion and state.

It WILL NOT deny private and parochial schools essential

public services such as fire and police protection and

sewer and sanitation services. These services are guar-

anteed all citizens under the Constitution on a non-dis-

It WILL assure that public funds will be used only to support
public schools.

It WILL assure that services provided to all school children

criminatory basis.

and parochial funds.

It WILL assure continuation of public funds for transporta-
tion of ALL school children.

are,guaranteed in the Michigan Constitution (Article IX,

It WILL stop the practice of maintaining two school systems


4). This principle also was recently upheld by the
U.S. Supreme Court.

erating efficiency of the public school system.

It WILL maintain the integrity of both the private and
public school systems.

It WILL NOT jeopardize the authorization of federal funds

for schools. Several states which have anti-parochiaid

amendments in their constitutions are continuing to receive
federal funds.

It WILL eliminate schemes and devices which try to under-

mine what the Constitution directly prohibits.

It WILL NOT deny parochial schools tax exemption status

on real estate and personal property. These assurances

and services with public funds thereby increasing the op-

It WILL NOT force cloture of all private and parochial

schools. Most would continue to operate with private

will be offered through the public school system.

It WILL NOT mean withholding of auxiliary services from

nonpublic school children because these services will

It WILL be a fitting climax to the concerns expressed by

continue to be available to them in the public schools.

nearly 320,000 Michigan citizens who signed petitions

this year calling for this final parochiaid decision by the

It WILL NOT prevent interscholastic competition between

nonpublic and public schools on public property.

Vote YES on Proposal "C" in the Nov. 3 General Election

This advertisement sponsored by the following organizations:

Board of Married Group of Temple Beth El

Jewish War Veterans

Department of Michigan

Detroit Section

National Council of Jewish Women

Jewish War Veterans

Department of Michigan

Michigan Region .

Women's Auxiliary

American Jewish Congress

Jewish Labor Committee

Temple Esseonw•El

Temple Israel Sisterhood

B'n•i B'rith Weswen's Council

of MobergWon Dave*

Detroit Chapter

American Jewish Committee

Workmen's Circle of Detroit

League of Jewish Wensen's Organizations

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