States join N.M. city to resolve Ten Commandments display

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States join N.M. city to resolve Ten Commandments display

Coalition files brief to Supreme Court
JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald file

Kevin Mauzy, a former Bloomfield, N.M., city councilor and organizer of the Four Corners Historical Monument Project, reads the Ten Commandments in front of Bloomfield City Hall. A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is stepping into a dispute in Bloomfield about the monument. Paxton, along with attorneys general from 22 states, are supporting city leaders, who are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of the display from the lawn outside City Hall.

States join N.M. city to resolve Ten Commandments display

JERRY McBRIDE/Durango Herald file

Kevin Mauzy, a former Bloomfield, N.M., city councilor and organizer of the Four Corners Historical Monument Project, reads the Ten Commandments in front of Bloomfield City Hall. A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is stepping into a dispute in Bloomfield about the monument. Paxton, along with attorneys general from 22 states, are supporting city leaders, who are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their appeal of a lower court ruling requiring the removal of the display from the lawn outside City Hall.
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