Fact Sheet | Mar 19, 2004
Pledge of Allegiance Resources

Back to Religion and Public Schools Issue Page One Electorate Under God? A Dialogue on Religion and American Politics Executive Summary Event Transcript Event Transcript: Under God? A Discussion of the Constitutionality of the Pledge of Allegiance Issue Backgrounder: One Nation Under God? A Constitutional Question Background On June 26, 2002, a divided three-judge panel […]

Transcript | Mar 19, 2004
Under God? Pledge of Allegiance Constitutionality

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. National Press Club Washington, D.C. Speakers: Doug Laycock, Counsel of Record for 32 Christian and Jewish clergy, urging the Court to affirm the 9th Circuit’s ruling Jay Alan Sekulow, Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice; Counsel of Record for United States Senators and Congressmen and the Committee to Protect […]

Transcript | Feb 27, 2004
Locke v. Davey and Beyond

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Washington, D.C. Speakers Anthony Picarello, Vice President and General Counsel, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty; filed amicus brief in Locke case on behalf of Joshua Davey Marc D. Stern, General Counsel, American Jewish Congress; filed amicus brief in Locke case on behalf of the state of Washington Ira “Chip” Lupu […]

Transcript | May 20, 2003
Teaching About Religion in Public Schools: Where do We Go From Here?

Conference took place May 20-22, 2003 Freedom Forum Arlington, VA Keynote Speech Jon Butler, Yale University Teaching About Religion in Public Schools: History and Background on the U.S. Constitution Speakers: Charles Haynes, First Amendment Center Melissa Rogers, Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life Jennifer Norton, Argonaut High School Evelyn Holman, Bayshore, New York School […]

Transcript | Jun 12, 2002
Value Pluralism and the Challenges of Freedom

1:30pm – 3:00pm Washington, D.C. Panelists include: William Galston, Professor, School of Public Affairs and Director, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, University of Maryland; Director, Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) Stephen Macedo, Professor of Politics and Director, Center for Human Values, Princeton University Nicholas Wolterstorff, Professor of Philosophical […]

Transcript | May 21, 2002
Reconciling Obligations: Accommodating Religious Practice on the Job

9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Washington, D.C. 9:15 – 9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:30 – 10:50 History of Relevant Law, Legislation and Enforcement Efforts Roberto Corrada, University of Denver Law School Richard Foltin, American Jewish Committee David Frank, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission David Lachmann, Minority Staff, Judiciary Committee, House of Representatives Avi Schick, Office […]

Transcript | Jun 12, 2001
Good News From the Supreme Court? Perspectives on the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Good News Club v. Milford Central School

Washington, D.C. Discussants: Thomas Marcelle, Attorney for the Petitioners, Good News Club Elliot Mincberg, Vice President, People for the American Way Foundation Steven Sheinberg, Assistant Director, Legal Affairs, Anti-Defamation League K. Hollyn Hollman, General Counsel, Baptist Joint Committee Moderated by: Melissa Rogers, Executive Director, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life MS. MELISSA ROGERS: Good […]

Transcript | Jun 12, 2001
Moral Freedom: The Search for Virtue in a World of Choice

Washington, D.C. Panelists include: Alan Wolfe, author, Professor of political science and Director, Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, Boston College Wendy Kaminer, Affiliated Scholar, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and columnist, The American Prospect Peggy Steinfels,Editor, Commonweal and Co-director, American Catholics in the Public Square project Terry Teachout, contributor […]

Transcript | Jan 10, 2001
For Goodness’ Sake: Why So Many Want Religion to Play a Greater Role in American Life

Washington, D.C. Data presented by: Deborah Wadsworth, President, Public Agenda Steve Farkas, Director of Research and Senior Vice President, Public Agenda Respondents: Andrew Kohut, Director, Pew Research Center for the People and the Press Rev. Eugene F. Rivers, 3d, Co-Chair, National TenPoint Leadership Foundation Michael J. Sandel, Professor of Government, Harvard University Matthew Spalding, Director, […]

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