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Florida Court Rules in Favor of Ten Commandments Display

ICC Note: In one of the many small battles being fought around the county to defend the display of Christian messages in the public arena, a Florida court has ruled in favor of the display of the ten commandments in Dixie County. 

08/17/2012 United States (Christian Post) - An appeals court ruled in favor of a Florida county courthouse's Ten Commandments display, sending the case back down to a lower court that had ruled against the display last year.

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that the suit by the American Civil Liberties Union against Dixie County over its five-foot tall Decalogue display lacked legal standing.

The ACLU had sued on behalf of an individual named in court documents as "John Doe," who lived in North Carolina and had claimed that the presence of the Ten Commandments had inhibited him from purchasing land in Dixie County.

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"The ACLU has a habit of rolling into town and suing over the slightest claimed offense. The appeals court quite properly called their hand in this case and rightly questioned whether Mr. Doe has suffered any legitimate injury at all," said LC Chairman Mathew Staver.

"The citizens of Dixie County won today. To them and to people across America, the Ten Commandments has become a symbol of the rule of law, not an establishment of religion," said LC Attorney Horatio Mihet.

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