Ten Commandments Achieve Creche Status
Says the story:
[T]he high court said that displays of the Ten Commandments–like their own courtroom frieze–are not inherently unconstitutional. But each exhibit demands scrutiny to determine whether it goes too far in amounting to a governmental promotion of religion, the court said in a case involving Kentucky courthouse exhibits.
SCOTUS 2005: The gang that can’t shoot straight.
OK, all kidding aside, this outcome sounds like it just might be the right one. But “politically” speaking, considering the patchwork mess this court has made of its jurisprudence lately, this “nuanced” opinion wasn’t exactly the kind of “Thou Shalt Not” or “Thou Shalt” we were looking for.