Just a day after the Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma State Capitol building was taken down because it's illegal government promotion of religion, the Johnston County Commissioners (in the same state) put up a similar monument outside the local courthouse:
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Earlier this month, just a day after the Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma State Capitol building was taken down because it was deemed illegal government promotion of religion, the Johnston County Commissioners (in the same state) put up a similar monument outside their local courthouse. (Because who gives a damn about the law, that's why.)
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Point – From the Christian Science Monitor, “Stone Mountain to get new monument: MLK memorial will join Confederate heroes“: State authorities’ decision Sunday to erect a monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the site of a Confederate memorial on Stone Mountain, Ga., has again underscored rising tensions over the Confederacy’s role in [Read more...]
A 6-foot-tall granite monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments was removed from the Oklahoma Capitol grounds on Oct. 6 after judges ruled that its placement on government land violated state law. Oklahoma's state constitution prohibits...Show More Summary
The following is a guest column by State Representative LaDawn Jones: The idea to place a monument at the top of Stone Mountain in response to the call for boycotts against confederate symbols on State property is progress in Georgia. Georgia was in serious threat of becoming the last state to acknowledge that the rest […]
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Evangelical preacher Franklin Graham has compared the removal of Ten Commandments monuments from public property in the United States to the Islamic State terror group tearing down Christian symbols across the Middle East.
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A Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma state capitol was removed this week after a state Supreme Court ruling on the matter earlier this year.
Well, darn. Under an order from the Oklahoma Supreme Court, a very large crane came Tuesday night and removed an enormous Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. Tragically, this also means that the Satanic Temple probably won’t be able to place their own competing monument beside it. Read more...