The purpose of Our Conscience weblog is to facilitate a greater discussion and understanding of church and state separation in our community and in others. Underlying this is the value that each individual should be allowed to follow the dictates of his or her own conscience without influence, coercion, or direction from the State when it comes to matters of religion.

Thursday, December 09, 2004

TimesDaily: Alabama attorney general enters Ten Commandments cases

Alabama Attorney General Troy King has joined attorneys generals from other states to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Ten Commandments displays in Kentucky and Texas.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases from the two states, with the arguments likely coming in February.

King filed a brief Wednesday, which was joined by attorneys general from 14 other states, that argued that Ten Commandments displays in two Kentucky courthouses are legal.

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