Posts Tagged ‘Haskell County’

Government-Sponsored Religion, In the Courts, Religion in Public Life, Religious Symbols on Public Property

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday did us all a favor by declining to hear a case from Haskell County, Okla., concerning the display of the Ten Commandments on public property.

The case, Haskell County Board of Commissioners v. James Green, stems from 2004, when the county’s Board of Commissioners voted to allow a local pastor to erect […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, In the Courts, Religious Symbols on Public Property

I’m always surprised when people in the heartland of America – conservative folks who claim to love their country and its institutions – display contempt for the rule of law.

Consider the case of Haskell County, Okla. A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that an eight-foot-high Ten Commandments monument erected in front of the courthouse in 2004 must come […] Read More

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