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Federal Judge SMITES DOWN Atheist Group’s Ten Commandments Monument Lawsuit

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jul 30, 2015.

  1. Revmitchell

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    A federal judge has ruled that a Ten Commandments monument can remain in front of a public school in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pa.

    The rulings ends — for now — a three-year-old lawsuit, filed by the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom from Religion Foundation, which called the Ten Commandments monument at Valley Junior-Senior High School in New Kensington unconstitutional, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune‑Review.

    U.S. District Judge Terrence F. McVerry ruled that the Freedom from Religion Foundation, as well as plaintiffs Marie Schaub and her unidentified daughter, failed to demonstrate that they have been sufficiently harmed by the monument.

    Thus, the judge concluded, none of them has adequate standing to bring a lawsuit.

    The plaintiffs “have failed to establish that they were forced to come into ‘direct, regular, and unwelcome contact with the’ Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of Valley High School,” McVerry wrote.

    http://dailycaller.com/2015/07/29/f...ist-groups-ten-commandments-monument-lawsuit/
     
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    Before anyone gets the idea that the judge is upholding the display of the 10 Commandments on public property, please Note that his is a decision about standing, not the merits of the case.
     
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    I think folks around here can read and understand what they read pretty well. Thanks for the heads up though.


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