Ashcroft Mentions Religion in Speech at Installation Ceremony

March 19, 2001

Source: The Kansas City Star

On March 19, 2001, The Kansas City Star reported on John Ashcroft's ceremonial installation as attorney general. "Ashcroft, who is a devout Christian, made only passing religious references in his speech" and "repeatedly called for reaching out to people of all races, religions, ethnic backgrounds and economic means."