Ten Commandments: Religious document, historical document, or both?

MONTGOMERY (al.com) — A proposed state constitutional amendment pending in the Alabama Legislature brings back the debate about displaying the Ten Commandments on state property. The proposal, by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, reads in part: “Property belonging to the state may be used for historically significant displays which reflect the foundations of the rule of law in America, notwithstanding that such displays may also have religious affiliation.” The bill has passed the Senate and is pending in the House of Representatives. It was approved by a House committee March 20.

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