The Ten Commandments and Natural Law
Over the last two decades, monuments to the Ten Commandments have been removed, often via court orders – and often under protest – from state capitols, parks, and even public schools in Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Alabama, Ohio, Mississippi, New Mexico, Maryland, and Kentucky.
These removals, hotly debated in newspapers and other media, are usually in response to atheists, secularists, ardent supporters of church-state separation, even Wiccans. Nobody should have to face, they argue, specific, religious reminders in public places, especially government buildings. Fortunately, these protests have not gotten as far in the United States as in Saudi Arabia, Iran, and other