Research

Back to School — And Religion Is on the Syllabus?

Books

It may surprise some, but a significant majority of Americans — including public school teachers — say yes.
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‘In God We Trust’ in South Dakota Schools — and What Comes Next

School, Classroom

Students across the nation are heading back to school and for public school students in South Dakota, they will be greeted with prominent displays of “In God We Trust” inscribed on walls in stencil or paint.
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A Domestic Role for the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights

Human Rights

Commentators worry that the Commission on Unalienable Rights aims to redefine international human rights specifically in order to influence U.S. conceptions of rights.
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Quebec’s Bill 21 and the Enforcement of ‘Liberal Values’

Cross Necklace

This ardent defense of secularism is part of Quebec’s pushback against an “orthodoxy” that many Québécois fear will undermine “liberal values.”
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Are Religious People Really Ignorant About Religion?

People Praying

The answer to that question depends entirely on what we think it means to know about religion.
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The Bladensburg Cross Case: What Hath the Court Wrought?

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court decision explores whether a law or government action was considered constitutional under the Establishment Clause.
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When Is a Religious Symbol Not a Religious Symbol?

Relgions

The Supreme Court case that explores whether courts or government agencies are competent to adjudicate what is religious and what is not.
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Thoughts in the Wake of Pittsburgh

Anti-Semitism today, as has been the case historically, has been a phenomenon associated at various times with white nationalism, Islamist extremism, the far left or anti-Zionism.
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