“[The ‘establishment’ clasue] prevented the newly formed federal government from establishing religion or from interfering in the religious establishments of the states.”
This is the bullet point. It is true. Modern establishment clause case law has turned that entirely on it’s head—making the “establishement” clause a weapen for massive federal intervention in state affairs.
Yes, exactly, you pulled out the one key sentence. A prize for you. Make sure you post on the Christine threads about this.