Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Court enters debate over display of Commandments

The Ten Commandments are a recurring symbol in American government: carved into granite monuments at state capitols, framed on the walls of county buildings and painted on murals at courthouses. At the U.S. Supreme Court, a depiction of Moses holding the Commandments is etched into marble, part of a frieze on history's great lawgivers.But in a nation that prohibits government from endorsing religion, do some public displays of the Commandments — the principles of behavior for Christians and Jews — violate the Constitution? ...


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