Jun 28, 2005

Ten Commandments, Two Rulings [LINK]

The Supreme Court issued diverging rulings on whether the Ten Commandments may be displayed on government property. Displays within two Kentucky courthouses were ruled impermissible because they appeared to be the result of religious intent. But an outdoor monument at the Texas State Capitol was deemed acceptable largely because it shared its space with 17 other secular sculptures, thus diluting its most toxic effects.

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