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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a city park in Utah does not have to include a monument sought by a small religious sect even though it already features a Ten Commandments monument. The "placement of a permanent monument in a public park is best viewed as a form of government speech," wrote Justice Samuel Alito in the unanimous opinion, "and is therefore not subject to scrutiny under the Free Speech Clause" of the First Amendment.
High Court rules against sectarian park monument Anonymous The Christian Century; Mar 24, 2009; 126, 6; Docstoc pg. 15 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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