Ten Commandments fight comes to Florida

Ten Commandments fight comes to Florida

There are 2 comments on the Athens Banner-Herald story from Aug 12, 2011, titled Ten Commandments fight comes to Florida. In it, Athens Banner-Herald reports that:

CROSS CITY, Fla. -- The folks who live in this sparsely populated rural region along Florida's upper west coast don't like outsiders butting in, especially when it comes to their religious beliefs.

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Daniel C Driver

Williston, FL

#1 Sep 3, 2011
This has nothing to do with religion. It has everything to do with obeying the Creator.

Tallahassee, FL

#2 Sep 6, 2011
Daniel C Driver wrote:
This has nothing to do with religion. It has everything to do with obeying the Creator.
I understand these words, but this post makes no sense.

Anyhow -

That part of Florida has an unfortunate and long-standing tradition of flouting the law.

I spent some time in Federal court in Gainesville over it. Dixie County is especially bad.

I guess they'll have to pay a few more millions in fines from civil rights suits and have a few more dozen local officials residing in Coleman FCI before they learn their lesson, eh?

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