religious liberty

Breaking the Sotomayor Mold

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Kody Cooper argues that a new Supreme Court justice in the style of Sotomayor would fail to pass the “test of truth” when it comes to abortion, religious liberty, and takings. If the Senate Judiciary Committee cares about truth, it should therefore disavow the Sotomayor mold.

And All the Students Said, “Amen”

By offering a voluntary prayer, the government introduces its students to religion in a way that is not coercive or intrusive. It is, rather, a traditional acknowledgement of religion, even if it simply constitutes a recognition of the theistic origins of our unalienable rights.

PODCAST: Prof. Michael D. Breidenbach on “Our Dear Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration in Early America”

Associate Professor and Chair of History at Ave Maria University and Senior Affiliate for Legal Humanities at the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society at the University of Pennsylvania Michael D. Breidenbach joined JWI Deputy Director Garrett Snedeker to discuss Prof. Breidenbach’s new book Our Dear Bought Liberty: Catholics and Religious Toleration

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