Here's the story.
I've contacted the Freedom From Religion Foundation about this, but
the law on this sort of thing is murky
Does anyone know anything more about the setting in which this
monument was placed? I'm wondering whether there are other monuments
in that same park (which seems to have been an important factor in Van
Orden v. Perry).
If anyone can provide a complete description or photos of the park, it
would be helpful. I live 200 miles away, but will check it out on my
next trip to the Baton Rouge area.
Since this monument seems to be intruding on the "Veterans Plaza,"
this case might be especially appropriate for any freethinking
It is also worth noting that this version of the Ten Commandments,
which was placed on city property in a south Louisiana town, uses the
traditionally Protestant division, rather than the Catholic one.
an earlier article which provides some background on these
monuments, though the ones mentioned in that article are on private