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Oklahoma Senate panel in favor of Ten Commandments display


April 13, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma Senate panel has passed a bill that would allow the Ten Commandments to be displayed on public property despite concerns that the measure is unconstitutional.

The Oklahoman ( ) reports the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the measure Tuesday. It now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee for consideration.

In 2015, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma that a privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds had to be removed because it violate...

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