Constitution & Civility Center Debate

Debate Topic: War

Unfortunately, war is both a historical constant and a perpetual current event. Come learn how differing perspectives on the Constitutionality of its authorization and use shed light on the ever-present issue of war.

  • Learn the contrasting views of David & Jeff as they present their positions and debate their differences in a civil way
  • Questions are taken from live and online audience members.

David Hancock and Jeff Hymas both serve as full-time, high school faculty members at American Heritage School teaching U.S. and world history, government, and political science classes.

Prior to joining American Heritage School in 2010, David was a practicing attorney. A graduate of BYU Law School, he has argued dozens of Constitutional issues in court and has briefed the US Supreme Court.

Jeff joined American Heritage in 2016 after working with many organizations presenting hundreds of Constitution education lectures to live audiences across America. He holds an MBA from Idaho State University and is a graduate of the BYU Marriott School of Management.

Adam Brewer currently serves as an 8th grade homeroom teacher at American Heritage School. He holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration and a Doctorate Degree in Political Science from Idaho State University. Before coming to AHS, he taught courses and published in both subject areas for eight years in higher education, most notably as a visiting professor at BYU-Idaho and a professor at the University of Montana.

Start Time

7:00 pm

February 11, 2022

Finish Time

8:30 pm

February 11, 2022


736 N 1100 E, American Fork, UT 84003, North Auditorium

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