6 Key Supreme Court Cases This Term
Elizabeth Slattery, The Daily Signal
If you use Facebook, pay taxes, enjoy fishing or drive a car, the 2014-2015 term of the Supreme Court, which begins Oct. 6, will be worth watching.
How the Common Core Went Wrong
Frederick M. Hess, National Affairs
The trouble with the Common Core is not that it was the handiwork of anti-American ideologues or anti-teacher dogmatists, but that it was the work of well-meaning, self-impressed technocrats who fudged difficult questions, used federal coercion to compel rapid national adoption, and assumed that things would work out.
What’s Lost in Not Recognizing Campus Religious Groups
Karen Swallow Prior, The Atlantic
California State University’s recent decision to strip InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapters of their school affiliation undermines its ability to teach pluralism.
International Religious Freedom Policy and American National Security
Thomas F. Farr, Public Discourse
The Obama administration has failed to advance the cause of international religious liberty, and that failure has endangered American national security. But there are concrete steps Congress can take to improve implementation of the International Religious Freedom Act. Adapted from testimony delivered before the National Security Sub-Committee of the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, September 18, 2014.