Court Allows 10 Commandments on Seized Land
Posted by Dan Draney on June 29, 2005
“Court Allows 10 Commandments on Seized Land
by Scott Ott
(2005-06-27) — In a pair of rulings on the constitutionality of the 10 Commandments on government property, the Supreme Court today said the commandments may be displayed on public land if that property has been seized from private owners for ‘public purposes’ under eminent domain.
The 5-4 decision comes on the heels of last week’s court declaration that so-called ‘private’ property is actually government land temporarily under private management until its eventual seizure. […]”