Civic Literacy & Civic Engagement | Library of Law & Liberty

http://www.libertylawsite.org/2014/10/03/civic-literacy-and-civic-engagement/ Originally delivered as a speech by Dr. Joe Knippenberg, professor of politics, at Oglethorpe University in observance of Constitution Day 2014. Though Constitution Day has come and gone (it was September 17), it may still be appropriate to honor the enactment of our Founding charter by looking into the question of “civic literacy” and …

A Front Row Seat for Civil Rights Debates

Some time ago, an aide to Todd Gaziano, one of the eight members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, contacted me about serving on the Commission’s Georgia Advisory Committee. I couldn’t say no; the opportunity was too interesting. Well, since the beginning of the year, I’ve had two opportunities to see just how interesting …