WASHINGTON — Through respect and healthy debate, society can find a balance in respecting the rule of law while accommodating the religious beliefs of different groups, said political scientist William Galston.
“Religious liberty belongs to no party, no ideology, no creed: It is our common property and our shared inheritance,” he explained in a May 30 address.
Galston gave the speech upon being honored at the National Religious Freedom Award Dinner in Washington. The May 30 event was sponsored by the Ethics and Public Policy Center’s American Religious Freedom Program.
Currently a scholar at the Brookings Institution in Washington, Galston has participated in six presidential...READ MORE