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And Bradford county Florida will soon become the first government building in the United States to honor atheists -- their own monument.
Sure it's legal the question is is it necessary with us now is father Jonathan Morrissey is of course -- Fox News religion intruder but thanks for joining us thinking I thought if he estimate is of -- of species of religion.
Were against religious monuments on public property and here they are putting any religious fundamental public property -- -- it.
What they've done is they've made a concession together with that the courthouse.
And -- Christian group to say okay -- since he will not take down the ten commandments.
Then you will at least allow us to have an atheist bench.
OK so it's it's an agreement that they've made you're right I believe Tucker that it's silly.
It in that.
Why do we have a ten commandments there at a federal courthouse because of the tradition.
Of law in justice and truth being based also.
And I'm religious rev revelation revelation of what gods Willis for us and how we should behave.
And so -- the atheist group this American Atheists they call themselves and have decided that they -- -- monument.
The sad thing in my opinion is rather than just respecting different people's opinions this is what we could call not an atheist monument but rather eight.
-- pro testing the fact that the ten commandments are there I'm I don't find it respectful I think it's I think it's disrespectful.
The atheists or David the Scott -- from the American Atheists rights writes this about this he says a wall separation of religion -- government is always our primary motivation equal access in this case worked for us.
Is that we are thrilled to place what we believed to be the first ever -- sponsored monument on government property history of the United States you know what they do on this -- bench is they put the ten commandments on the one side and then -- old testament.
For anyone who breaks these -- they're making fun of the ten commandments that's one thing.
Secondly I think we need to look in local communities to look at with the precedent of the courts have been.
I'm with regards religious monuments are symbols in federal the federal -- property.
It's always -- That when a group of people local people want their religious symbol to be present.
In an order to -- a reminder of that the source of law.
Then that's respected.
Break -- for example crashes.
In and local.
Local federal or on state or city.
And property a crash at Christmas time wolf the courts have said yes that's OK as long as -- also allow -- nor.
Right so it's respectful of -- and local community and their expression.
But this a protest -- this is not a go ahead sir I just that you must -- -- on some level that they're not forcing you to be taken down we see that a lot of times that -- -- across.
Or the ten commandments -- ever have to come out this one says that instead but -- -- -- next yes I'm glad they did stand up to that however I think it reveals the Salinas.
And also the the intention of this -- group they do not want the ten commandments to be a lot.
And are only putting -- if his bench which is a mock create the ten commandments commandments.
In order to prove -- point that they are.
To be respected -- exact same way meaning that there views and should be able to go against the views.
Of in this case detained -- had a feeling -- bench will be a magnet for graffiti just to guess I hope not -- -- I do I hope not.
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