It’s a been a three-year battle over a stone monument of the Ten Commandments, positioned outside of a Connellsville junior high school.
A southwestern Pennsylvania community group has erected a third Ten Commandments monument in the wake of a lawsuit by an atheists’ group challenging a similar monument on public school grounds.
A new marker displaying the Ten Commandments was unveiled on Arch Street in Fayette County Saturday night in front of a building housing an organization called the Fraternal Order of the Eagles.
The controversy surrounding a Ten Commandments monument outside of Connellsville High School in Fayette County is continuing this holiday season.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek talked to Patrick Elliot, a staff attorney from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.
The Ten Commandments monument outside of the junior high school in Connellsville will remain there – at least for now. Wednesday night, the school board voted unanimously to hold off on moving the monument and wait for litigation.
The debate over a Ten Commandments monument is heating up in Fayette County. The Americans United for Separation of Church and State wants the slab removed from in front of Connellsville Jr. High East; but on Monday evening, local pastors led a prayer group in support of keeping the monument.
The Ten Commandments monument that stood outside of a school in Fayette County for more than 50 years have been covered after a national group says it received a complaint.
Officials with the Valley School District in New Kensington are bracing for a legal battle with an atheist group that’s threatening a lawsuit if a Ten Commandments monument is not removed from school property.