GRAPEVINE, Texas (BP) -- The line "For fools rush in where angels fear to tread" was first written by Alexander Pope in his 1711 poem "An Essay on Criticism." I suppose that should be the title for my column.
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court held that Montana could not cut families off from a scholarship program available to all because they wanted to send their children to religious schools. This ruling strengthened the bedrock principle that states cannot discriminate against their citizens because of their faith. This case also has significant implications for the future of religious liberty.
Across the nation, crowds topple monuments and remove statue after statue. Conversations abound about the names of army bases, endowed university chairs, parks and street names—it is a controversy about names, and it has gripped many countries around the world, especially the United States.