City’s 10 Commandments monument, King event draw complaints

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City’s 10 Commandments monument, King event draw complaints

A monument of the Ten Commandments is on property next to Hobbs City Hall in Hobbs, N.M. Activists advocating for religious freedom are targeting the Ten Commandments monument and a city’s sponsorship of a Martin Luther King, Jr. event that featured Gospel singers over concerns about the separation of church and state.
Hailey Smith, Semaj Cotton and Jaiden Smith hold the U.S. flag and lead a local march of residents from the Martin Luther King Jr. SoccerPlex to Booker T. Washington Elementary in Hobbs, N.M., on Jan. 15. The march was part of the festivities sponsored by the Hobbs NAACP branch in observance of MLK Day. Activists advocating for religious freedom are targeting a Ten Commandments monument on city property and the city’s sponsorship of the MLK event that featured Gospel singers over concerns about the separation of church and state.

City’s 10 Commandments monument, King event draw complaints

A monument of the Ten Commandments is on property next to Hobbs City Hall in Hobbs, N.M. Activists advocating for religious freedom are targeting the Ten Commandments monument and a city’s sponsorship of a Martin Luther King, Jr. event that featured Gospel singers over concerns about the separation of church and state.
Hailey Smith, Semaj Cotton and Jaiden Smith hold the U.S. flag and lead a local march of residents from the Martin Luther King Jr. SoccerPlex to Booker T. Washington Elementary in Hobbs, N.M., on Jan. 15. The march was part of the festivities sponsored by the Hobbs NAACP branch in observance of MLK Day. Activists advocating for religious freedom are targeting a Ten Commandments monument on city property and the city’s sponsorship of the MLK event that featured Gospel singers over concerns about the separation of church and state.
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