Constitution Day 2014

September 18, 2014



On September 18th, Hillsdale College hosted the fifth annual Constitution Day Celebration in Washington, D.C., a day-long event that included panels, debates, and speeches on issues and controversies related to the Constitution and principles of free government. The first annual Constitution Day Celebration was held in 2010, in conjunction with the dedication of Hillsdale’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship.


"Why We Celebrate the Constitution"

William J. Bennett

Host, Morning in America


"The Foreign Policy Divide in the GOP"

Bret Stephens

The Wall Street Journal

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The Kirby Center

Washington, D.C.

The Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship is a project of Hillsdale College. The purpose of the Kirby Center is to teach the Constitution, the debate that brought it to life, and the principles that give it meaning.

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