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The Worst Decision Since

- Abstract

For striking down a freedom-of-religion act, the Supreme Court
was condemned on all sides–but it was the right decision.

About the Author

Wilfred M. McClay, who holds the SunTrust Chair of Excellence in the Humanities at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, contributed “Is Conservatism Finished?” to the January COMMENTARY. His latest book is Figures in the Carpet: Finding the Human Person in the American Past.