[A Decision by the Supreme Court of Illinois]

"In the case of Potts vs. Brenn (Vol. 167 Sup. Reports,...

"In the case of Potts vs. Brenn (Vol. 167 Sup. Reports, page 67), the Supreme Court of Illinois, Justice Carter in delivering the opinion of the court, among other things said:—

"'Section 1, of Article 8, of the Constitution provides that, "the General Assembly shall provide a thorough and efficient system of free schools, whereby all children of this State may receive a good common school education." It is therefore seen that the right or privilege of attending the public schools is given by law to every child of proper age in the state, and there is nowhere to be found any provision of law prescribing vaccination as a condition precedent to the exercise of this legal right. ...

January 10, 1920

We'd love to hear from you!

Easily submit your testimonies, articles, and poems online.