(Worthy News) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court has rejected a last ditch attempt by the state to keep a Ten Commandments monument next to the Oklahoma Capitol.
Monday, the court turned down a request from the state to reconsider its June 30 ruling calling for removal of the 6-foot granite statue.
The monument violates a section of the Oklahoma Constitution prohibiting state property from being used to further religions, the court said. The original ruling and the denial of a rehearing came on 7-2 votes.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has argued there are historical and secular aspects to the Ten Commandments that should allow the monument to stay. [ Source ]
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