In 2003, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s monument to the Ten Commandments, the foundation for law in the United States, cost him his job, even though voters put him back in the same position the first chance they had.
In Oklahoma, a judge ruled against a similar monument while in Texas one was permitted. In schools, public display of the Ten Commandments is forbidden but it has been allowed in some instances in government buildings.
The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed Commandments displays, and now in Maryland a monument at the Allegany County courthouse will remain after the “offended person” dropped his legal complaint.
The Alliance Defending Freedom and Jones Day lawyers, who represented the county commissioners, asked in June that the case be dismissed.
Now, Jeffrey Davis, who lives in the next county but owns property in Allegany County, has voluntarily dropped the case.
He didn’t give a reason.
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