The Satanic Temple says the Ten Commandments monument violates constitutional freedom of religion rights and that the installation of their statue would demonstrate religious tolerance.
(RNS) — The Satanic Temple, which claims it has 100,000 members around the world, has become a vocal defender of religious freedom.
(RNS) — Pro bono? Not even a penny? The old adage holds: This sounds too good to be true. And it is, says Andrew L. Seidel.
(RNS) — A Texas mall proudly erects a massive Ten Commandments monument and attracts none of the controversy that has swirled around similar displays on public land.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man charged with crashing his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of destroying a monument at Oklahoma's Capitol was found mentally unfit Thursday to go to trial.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore had a deal to collect $180,000 in annual salary for part-time work from the legal charity he founded and ended up with a half-million-dollar stake in the group's headquarters, records and interviews show.
(RNS) — As of Monday (July 10) afternoon, the American History and Heritage Foundation had received more than $55,000 to replace the monument.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) The suspect, identified as Michael Reed, faces three charges, including felony defacing an object of public interest.
(USA Today) The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and other opponents have vowed to sue over the controversial display.
(RNS) Over a quarter century, his name was often synonymous with liberal advocacy for secularism in the public square.
The seller stipulated that the buyer of the 1,500-year-old tablet must put it on public display.
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) By Tuesday, the monument was already installed at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs just a few blocks from the Capitol.
A state judge in September gave Oklahoma until Oct. 12 to remove the 6-foot-tall monument.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) The state's Supreme Court ordered the monument removed because the state constitution bans the use of state property for the benefit of a religion.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) Earlier in July, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican, had said she would keep the monument in place while lawmakers sought a way to block the decision.
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