Skip to comments.Court turns away appeal over commandments display [Denial of cert. -- not precedent]
Posted on 10/03/2011 12:42:04 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court has turned away another appeal from an Ohio judge who wanted to display a poster containing the Ten Commandments in his courtroom.
The court on Monday refused to hear the argument rom Richland County Common Pleas Judge James DeWeese.
The judge hung the poster in his courtroom in Mansfield, north of Columbus, in 2006 after...
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The effect is as good as a ruling against. His right has been denied.
The judge ought to post the Commandments in Arabic - and watch heads explode as the libs try and figure which way to go.
Aren’t the Ten Commandments displayed in the SC courtroom?
Uh, why on Earth would Judge DeWeese remove it at all? Federal judges have no such jurisdiction over religion in the states. NONE. "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof..." CONGRESS. Couple that with the 10th Amendment, and it is a settled issue. If the Ohio Supreme Court doesn't like it that is another matter. But Judge DeWeese should immediately take down the drape TODAY, announce his nullification of the federal judge's unlawful ruling, and give American citizens a valuable civics lesson.
His and everyone else’s in the 11th Circuit, but at least this doesn’t extend the denial beyond those boundaries.
Here's a discussion of the issue by an anti-Commandments group. My quick research hasn't turned up a similarly detailed discussion that says anything different.
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