Student Soldiers

Is There Room for ROTC on Catholic Campuses?

Last year some renegade members of the prolife group at John Carroll University, where I teach, placed signs around the quad that caused quite a stir. One of the signs read: “Vote prochoice-signed Satan.” The resulting uproar led to a university-wide open meeting to air concerns about what is appropriate political dialogue on our Catholic campus.

Although the debate focused on the issue of abortion and was largely predictable,...

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