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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 03:10 PM
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Court to hear arguments in challenge to Ten Commandments display
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Source: Augusta Free Press

Court to hear arguments in challenge to Ten Commandments display
Posted by afp on Nov 25, 2011

U.S. District Court Judge Michael Urbanski will hear arguments on Monday, Nov. 28, in the ACLU of Virginia and Freedom from Religion Foundations challenge to the posting of the Ten Commandments at Narrows High School in Giles County.

The court will consider arguments in the defendants motion to dismiss the case and plaintiffs motion to proceed using pseudonyms.

The ACLU and FFRF argue that the use of pseudonyms protects the plaintiffs from the vitriol of community members who support the School Boards decision to have the display.

The community has already expressed considerable animus toward these plaintiffs, said ACLU of Virginia Legal Director Rebecca Glenberg. If their identities are revealed, there is no doubt they will become the targets of much more direct harassment.

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  -Court to hear arguments in challenge to Ten Commandments display Judi Lynn  Nov-25-11 03:10 PM   #0 
  - The community has already expressed considerable animus toward these plaintiffs"  pangaia   Nov-25-11 04:18 PM   #1 
  - I'm saving all my animus for the baby in the cradle and the  russspeakeasy   Nov-25-11 04:44 PM   #2 
  - I say if they want to hang anything in the schools it should be  Angry Dragon   Nov-25-11 06:46 PM   #3 
  - Court to hear  castnet55   Nov-25-11 07:15 PM   #4 
  - At least get your facts straight before your pizza arrives.  PSPS   Nov-25-11 07:38 PM   #5 
  - My Facts  castnet55   Nov-26-11 01:16 AM   #6 
  - Your net needs tending.  GeorgeGist   Nov-26-11 10:41 AM   #7 
  - The US Constitution doesn't forbid "planting grass and flowers" so your analogy is full of suckage.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 11:55 AM   #9 
  - The ten commandments are not on display in the Supreme Court.  No Elephants   Nov-26-11 08:28 PM   #20 
  - Reading the ten commandments every day in school  snooper2   Nov-28-11 10:01 AM   #33 
  - The words of the ten commandments do not appear in  SteveG   Nov-28-11 10:50 AM   #34 
  - Wasn't there a case recently where petition signers wanted their names blocked?  hughee99   Nov-26-11 11:33 AM   #8 
     - Yeah, well, anyone with a functioning brain cell can tell the difference...  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 12:08 PM   #10 
        - I was not aware the the government left the verification of names  hughee99   Nov-26-11 12:26 PM   #11 
           - They do when questions arise and the petitions end up in court.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 01:04 PM   #12 
           - So you're saying they want to know the names on the petition so they can verify the  hughee99   Nov-26-11 01:07 PM   #13 
              - That's apparently what the right-wing dick-heads on the Supreme Court found. Imagine that.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 01:10 PM   #14 
                 - No DUers were cheering the decision because  hughee99   Nov-26-11 01:18 PM   #15 
                    - You poor thing.  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 01:24 PM   #16 
                       - Thank you for your condesension  hughee99   Nov-26-11 01:54 PM   #17 
                          - Cries of "hypocrisy" are the last bastion of the small mind .....  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 02:32 PM   #18 
                             - Actually, I believe it's personal attacks  hughee99   Nov-26-11 02:54 PM   #19 
                                - You don't have an argument except for ....  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-26-11 11:57 PM   #23 
                                   - Both are attempts to change the existing law.  hughee99   Nov-27-11 01:31 AM   #25 
                                      - Why and who doesn't matter one bit once "standing" is determined by the "court."  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-27-11 11:16 PM   #26 
                                         - Currently, it seems to be legally accepted  hughee99   Nov-27-11 11:52 PM   #28 
                                            - The ten commandments are not on display in front of the Supreme Court.  No Elephants   Nov-28-11 05:53 AM   #30 
                                               - They are if you watch a lot of Fox News and/or believe right-wing radio... LOL  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-28-11 09:42 AM   #32 
                                               - I hate to post from such a site, but they do have pictures  hughee99   Nov-28-11 04:33 PM   #36 
           - It's not about oxen. It's about comparing apples and oranges.  No Elephants   Nov-26-11 08:32 PM   #21 
  - "they are a part of this nations history"? LOLOLOLOL....  boppers   Nov-27-11 12:31 AM   #24 
     - The pilgrims fled in order to do the persecuting themselves.  NYC Liberal   Nov-27-11 11:23 PM   #27 
        - ...and the Pilgrims weren't the founders.  boppers   Nov-28-11 12:10 AM   #29 
        - Only one state in our nation was founded on the ideals of religious freedom...  Frank Cannon   Nov-28-11 06:13 AM   #31 
  - The Court declined to hear a case about the commandments on display in a courthouse.  No Elephants   Nov-26-11 08:45 PM   #22 
  - If people are allowed to sue anonymously out of fear of getting mean looks in the supermarket  Nye Bevan   Nov-28-11 12:11 PM   #35 
     - Are you suggesting scorn should be used to deny citizens access to justice?  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-29-11 01:36 AM   #37 

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