The Freedom From Religion Foundation has filed suit against another school, this one in Pennsylvania, that has a Ten Commandments monument near its front entrance. Like most such monuments, it was donated by the Fraternal Order of Eagles. And apparently, the school originally agreed to remove it until the good Christian folk of the area got their dander up over it:
Pittsburgh-based attorney Marcus Schneider represents the plaintiffs. He wrote to Superintendent Dan Lujetic on Aug. 29 demanding that the district “permanently remove the Ten Commandments monument from school property” and provide notice of removal to Schneider by Sept. 7 or FFRF would file suit.
The district promptly contacted Schneider, agreeing to remove the marker. It was first covered with plastic and later with plywood, although vandals apparently removed both materials several times.
After at least two rallies were held in favor of keeping the momument and intense public pressure, the school board voted Sept. 12 to “delay any further action concerning moving the monument from its current location . . . until further notice and pending further legal action.”
On Sept. 14, a large wooden box was used to cover the entire monument.
You can read the full complaint here. They are also asking the judge to grant the plaintiffs the right to file anonymously out of fear of retaliation, which should be granted immediately (and to every plaintiff in such cases, if they request it) due to the long history of intimidation and violence that is almost invariably aimed at those who challenge Christian hegemony.
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