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Summum Decision to Provide ‘Bookend’ to Ten Commandments’ Challenges, Attorney Hopes

(CNSNews.com) - Can a city decide which permanent, unattended monuments, it must install on city property?

On Wednesday, without dissent, members of the U.S. Supreme Court said “Yes."

In a 9-0 ruling, the court unanimously rejected the argument of a little-known Salt Lake City-based religious sect called Summum that the city of Pleasant Grove, Utah, should be forced to place a monument to the group’s “Seven Aphorisms” alongside a 50-year-old monument to the Ten Commandments already in a city park.

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The American Humanist Association announced the decision gives atheists the ammunition they need to pursue the total removal of Ten Commandments monuments on public property all over America.

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Justice Antonin Scalia, meawnhile, seemed to agree. Writing separately in a concurring opinion to the Summum decision, Scalia made it clear that the high court isn’t likely to entertain other arguments on the issue.

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I've heard many arguments about the public display of the 10 Commandments because of their religious origin, but never have I heard an argument about their content.
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