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Virginia has displayed the ten commandments in six of their county schools.
But a federal court case taking place today could and that tradition.
Is leading the fight against the religious displays arguing on behalf of the student.
Who claim they violate their first amendment rights we are joined right now by Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson should feel good morning -- this is part of the robust fight that's been waged by the ACLU.
And others in in this country -- destroy any remnants of religion any public life the issue becomes.
Does this display of the ten commandments.
Along with other documents including the United States constitution -- star spangled banner the bill of rights the Virginia statute for religious freedom.
And others constitute an infringement.
In the First Amendment.
Is it the public schools trying to establish.
A religion whether it's christianity or Judaism people that abide by the ten commandments.
Or is it -- display of the foundations.
Of government and culture.
Upon which our our our our society is is out there -- well the county says.
It is the letter.
The ACLU says listen you -- the ten commandments up there for many many years you took it down and then you put up this display.
It's really an artifice.
With the law.
But it is part of a broader effort by a lot of groups in the United States.
To attack christianity now.
This federal court will decide whether in fact this is an infringement.
On the First Amendment.
Whether that school.
He's telling the students in that school and the parents and at school that they may must abide by.
Christianity and or Judy as -- the religions that.
Respect the ten command you know -- it.
If this kind of thing does effectively take place.
All across the country we'll have to change the money we'll have to change the way they opened the House of Representatives and the US senate as well and is it there's something about got on the -- let's -- -- -- it and that that is the argument the county is making that this is part and parcel of our foundations.
As Americans other people make the argument that.
Know much of the of of the ten commandments is to -- religious in the HE looked at look at the first three of four that it's not secular.
But it's part of a broader dispute in this country can we secular rise our nation.
As much as possible do we ignore.
Do we ignore roots no matter how much you ascribe those routes and those foundations right to our governmental administration.
In this country.
And and so it's become a cultural divide in a lot of ways Supreme Court spoken out in a lot different ways on it they say it's fact based.
Let's look at the facts in this case.
I'll keep an LA on it because of that it that it interest a lot of folks had absolutely I don't know that it's so bad to have something on the wall that says don't kill people -- steal stuff there was that -- nine other things and if indeed all right.
It is Johnson with -- -- -- -- considered much too well thank you.
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