The Nation

A federal judge declared unconstitutional the church-aid part of a 1981 law that provides funds to groups for counseling teen-agers to abstain from sex. U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Richey in Washington said the law, the Adolescent Family Life Act, violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment because it "has the primary effect of advancing religion and fosters excessive entanglement between government and religion."

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