Monday, August 15, 2011

Another Ten Commandments court fight hits Florida

CROSS CITY, FL - The folks who live in Dixie County along Florida's Gulf coast don't like outsiders butting in, especially when it comes to their religious beliefs.

County officials are appealing a federal judge's order to remove by Sunday a five-foot-high granite monument displaying the Ten Commandments in front of the courthouse in Cross City. It's the latest skirmish in a years-long conflict across the United States over whether the U.S. Constitution prohibits such displays in public forums.

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