JMC scholars continue to raise awareness of Constitution Day by publishing op-ed essays in newspapers around the country. The opinions will differ, but each piece reflects the centrality of the Constitution and constitutionalism to American politics and government.
Examples this year include:
The U.S. Constitution Isn’t Just for Politicians and Lawyers, by Michael Faber
James Madison, Self-Government and the Importance of Self-Control, by Colleen Sheehan
Political Correctness Should Not Inhibit Free Speech, by Carol McNamara
This Constitution Day, Teach the Whole Document, by Greg Weiner
Bringing Constitution’s Lessons to Class, by Joseph M. Knippenberg
Constitution Day Celebrates Our Vital Founding Document, by Kevin Wagner
Culture, Virtue and the Constitution, by Lucien Ellington
The Constitution, Symbol and Plan, by Wilfred McClay
For Constitution Day, Take Stock of the Grand Experiment, by Paul A. Rahe
Taming the President?, by Scott Yenor
To read more about JMC’s Constitution Day Initiative and to see current and past Constitution Day events, see here.