The Catholic Association heralded the decision, stating that they see it as a victory against the longstanding history of Blaine Amendments, which are considered to be anti-Catholic.
Ashley McGuire, senior fellow at The Catholic Association, said in a statement posted Tuesday morning that the decision "rings the death knell for anti-Catholic Blaine Amendments."
"For over a century, Blaine Amendments have enshrined into law discrimination against faith-based charities and schools that form an essential part of American society. In this case, a state Blaine Amendment was used to justify blacklisting a Christian elementary school from a playground safety program solely on religious grounds," said McGuire.
"Blaine Amendments are anti-Catholic in their origin, and getting rid of them is more than a century overdue. Today's decision demands a more fair and inclusive approach to government programs meant to serve all people."