Bible to be removed from courthouse m...

Bible to be removed from courthouse monument

There are 3 comments on the Houston Chronicle story from Aug 15, 2006, titled Bible to be removed from courthouse monument. In it, Houston Chronicle reports that:

A Bible must be removed from a 50-year-old monument in front of the Harris County civil courthouse because a district judge changed it from a secular to a religious use in violation of the Constitution, a ...

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Santa Cruz, CA

#1 Aug 16, 2006
So, what's next? Remove all the Bibical images from the national buildings in Washington?

This is a nation founded on Christian principles and this erosion of those ideals is prostituting the very foundation of this country.
Forest Gump

United States

#2 Aug 16, 2006
To Retired2005; The U.S. was founded on the principals of freedom . Including freedom OF religion, AND freedom FROM religion. To each his own.
Allisio Rex

Brewster, NY

#7 Apr 5, 2007
The District Court erred in its ruling as Amendment 1 takes any power away from Congress and by extension all the Federal Courts to legislate on matters pertaining Religion.
I fact the article is clear and need no interpretation: Congress shall make NO LAWS respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the FREE EXERCISE THEREOF.
By ordering the removal of the Bible or any other religious symbol he is acting in violation of this prohibition enumerated in the Constitution and should be arrested and removed from office.

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