This file photo shows the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs.
This file photo shows the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs. Annaliese Nurnberg Associated Press file photo
This file photo shows the empty playground at Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Mo. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that churches have the same right as other charitable groups to seek state money for new playground surfaces and other non-religious needs. Annaliese Nurnberg Associated Press file photo

Supreme Court rules for Columbia, Mo., church in landmark religious freedom case

June 26, 2017 09:59 AM