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News Media Sue Over Reporters Being Prevented From Viewing Portions Of Botched Okla. Execution

Oklahoma prison officials violated the First Amendment when they prevented reporters from viewing portions of the botched execution of a death row inmate earlier this year, two news organizations claim in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.

08/26/2014

An atheist group’s lawsuit filed this week alleges that not only is the State of Oklahoma’s display of the Ten Commandments on Capitol grounds unconstitutional, but that the majority of each of the Judeo-Christian commandments are themselves in violation of the US Constitution.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Atheist Lawsuit: Majority Of The Ten Commandments Violate US Constitution

An atheist group’s lawsuit filed this week alleges that not only is the State of Oklahoma’s display of the Ten Commandments on Capitol grounds unconstitutional, but that the majority of each of the Judeo-Christian commandments are themselves in violation of the US Constitution.

01/15/2014

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