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Ten Commandments now REQUIRED in all Louisiana classrooms

Louisiana has become the first state to require the Ten Commandments to be displayed in public school classrooms, a change that opponents say violates separation of church and state and the First Amendment.

meanwhile Allie Beth Stuckey She thinks the negative reaction is “understandable,” but says it’s “the wrong way to think about this story.”

The bill, signed into law last Wednesday by Louisiana’s Republican governor, Jeff Landry, requires that all public classrooms, from kindergarten to state universities, display posters of the Ten Commandments in large, easy-to-read font.

Each poster will be accompanied by a four-paragraph contextual statement explaining how the Ten Commandments have been an important part of American public education for nearly three centuries.

Opponents, including the ACLU, say the law will make it harder for children of different faiths to feel safe in school.

“The ACLU is very communist in nature and will always be on the side of those who oppose constitutional rights if it means defending progressivism. They’re closer to progressive ideologues than they are to constitutionalists,” Stuckey explains.

Critics argue the law violates separation of church and state, but Stuckey points out that “separation of church and state is a principle and concept that is not in the Constitution.”

“It’s not in the Declaration of Independence,” she continues, “but the phrase appears in a letter written by Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptist Church in 1802.”

“This is a principle established and actually recognized to protect the Church, so that the state does not pray to the Church, rather than the Church praying to the state,” she added.

While she doesn’t agree with the opponents, she has a theory about why they are so opposed to the move.

“They don’t want students to think that America is special and that it’s based on really good, timeless, tried and true values, and that it was Christianity that led the abolitionist movement, that it built Western civilization, that it established the concept of human rights, that it completely overturned a godless, pagan, cruel, human-sacrificing world, and created all the good things that we have today,” Stuckey explains.

Rather, they want to “teach children to become sexually deviant communist activists.”

“This actually has nothing to do with the First Amendment, because the people who care so much about the First Amendment on this issue are quick to arrest people for simply misgendering a man,” she added.

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