Countdown to the Constitution – Connecticut Compromise

June 30th, 2011 by

Philadelphia – Well over a month into the convention, the delegates are still at odds over how to settle the question of representation in the new government. All believed that the answer to this question would determine whether the states would continue as distinct political societies, or whether the new national government would form one Read more…

Leaving Home, Leaving History: The Need to Engage Young People Before They Enter College

April 5th, 2011 by

Educating young people about the Constitution seems, to some skeptics, a waste of time in an age fraught with urgent, pressing issues.  Every day is an apocalypse, according to some political pundits, so why bother with students who won’t be taking positions of influence for years to come? New evidence indicates that there’s no better Read more…

The Role of Religious Liberty in America’s History

November 19th, 2010 by

Where can you find informed and opinionated citizens passionately engaging with top constitutional scholars regarding key constitutional issues? Where are the most engaging debates about the current challenges facing America taking place? Where can you join the fray? In the Bill of Rights Institute’s Founders Forum. Every month, the Institute’s top donors participate in a Read more…