MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican officials said Tuesday they have filed a criminal complaint after villagers in the central state of Tlaxcala bulldozed a chapel from the 1700s. Arturo Balandrano, the head of the historical monuments for the...Show More Summary
Oklahoma's highest court has commanded the state to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, rejecting the latest legal effort to keep the statue in its place.
Will Oklahoma officials honor a state Supreme Court ruling on a state-endorsed Ten Commandments monument on state capitol grounds? No one seems entirely sure.
Oklahoma’s Supreme Court on Monday said the state must remove a Ten Commandments stone monument first placed at its Capitol in 2012, rejecting an appeal to reconsider an earlier decision. The justices denied a request by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission to rethink the...
OKLAHOMA CITY, July 27 (Reuters) - Oklahoma's Supreme Court on Monday said the state must remove a Ten Commandments stone monument first placed at its Capitol in 2012, rejecting an appeal to reconsider an earlier decision. The justices...Show More Summary
Last month, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the State Capitol was unconstitutional:
If we take down monuments celebrating a slave-holding regime, State Rep. John Blust (R-NC) thinks that makes us like terrorists. The post Southern Lawmaker Says Removing Confederate Monuments Is ‘The Kind Of Things ISIS Does’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Just an idle thought about the Donald as he is approaching bsae crazification factor numbers. When will Democratic aligned Super-Pacs get involved in a monumental application of Cleek’s Law in key Republican primary states? Democratic...Show More Summary
Last week, as global headlines detailed, six nations, including the United States, reached a monumental though highly criticized deal with Iran in hopes of curtailing the nation’s nuclear aims. But the deal in question is a highly complex and nuanced one, and certainly an agreement that has implications well beyond the realm of nuclear weaponry. […]
The Ten commandments are sacred to me and that’s exactly why I felt compelled to take action to protect them. In the wake of the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s ruling to remove the Ten Commandments monument erected at the state capitol, some...Show More Summary
The call to remove Confederate monuments shows no signs of letting up. Many people who supported the removal of the Confederate flag from the state…
Last week, South Carolina took a monumental step in removing the Confederate flag from its State Capitol, where it had shamefully flown for 54 years. But here, in our nation's capital, Republicans tried to go in a different direction. Show More Summary
An on line petition at change.org calls for the removal on the African American memorial on the South Carolina Capital Lawn. Stating, that the African American Monument depicts slave ships, mistreatment and words such as "segregation"...Show More Summary
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In a speech before a local group in Tulsa, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (R) defended her decision to fight to keep a Ten Commandments monument standing on the Oklahoma capital grounds despite the state Supreme Court ruling that it must come down. Describing her plans to combat the court, the...
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The Puritans of the Colonial Era would have loved to live in Oklahoma, where religious disputes are a favorite pastime. The current religious brouhaha in the Sooner State pertains to a religious monument that has been set up on the grounds of the state’s capitol. Here is an excerpt of a June 30th AP report [...]Show More Summary
Arkansas State Senator Jason Rapert is the politician who filed a bill -- now a law -- to install a Ten Commandments monument on the Capitol grounds. He's still supporting his bill even though a similar monument was just declared illegal in Oklahoma. Show More Summary
This week, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced her intention to defy her state Supreme Court's decision to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state capitol grounds. As she's following in the footsteps of Alabama Justice Roy Moore, Fallin may want to review the history. Show More Summary
Last week, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the Ten Commandments monument needed to be removed from the state capitol, because it endorsed such closed minded religious beliefs as “thou