Charles C. Haynes
Director, Religious Freedom Education Project

Senior scholar at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center, director of the Religious Freedom Education Project at the Newseum in Washington.

Latest by Charles C. Haynes

On ‘Thanksgivukkah,’ give thanks for religious freedom

This Thanksgivukkah we can be grateful that in a world torn apart by sectarian conflicts and ethnic divides, the United States stands out as a sign of hope that people can live together with deep religious differences.

75 years after Kristallnacht, anti-Semitism still haunts

75 years after Kristallnacht, anti-Semitism still haunts

‘Never again’ must include taking alarm at warning signs of ignorance and hate, especially among young people.

Coming to the Supreme Court: the politics of public prayer

Government entanglement with prayer always has been and always will be a threat to religious freedom and a recipe for conflict and division.

Is it time to dial back Halloween in schools?

Dialing back Halloween during the school day would send a message of respect for the beliefs and values of many religious parents.