The (Mis)Education of Religion and the American Founding

In 1989, the Supreme Court ruled in County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union that a nativity scene donated to the courthouse by a local Roman Catholic organization displayed with the words Gloria in Excelsis Deo (Glory to God in the Highest) was a violation of the Establishment Clause because it violated a section […]

Read More

Prof. Espenshade Runs From His Own Research

On July 12th Russell Nieli reminded readers of Minding the Campus what critics of racial preference policies (widely known by the euphemism “affirmative action”) have long known — that when university administrators talk about “diversity,” what they really mean is blacks … and to a lesser degree Hispanics. “Most elite universities,” he pointed out, seem […]

Read More