Alternet - 5 Things the Religious Right Needs to Learn About the 10 Commandments
Rob Boston of Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, debunks some common myths put forth by the religious right, about the ten commandments. This is a must for anyone to read who supports secularism, and opposes their anti liberty agenda.
Anyone who spends time around members of the Religious Right quickly realizes that they have a serious crush on the Ten Commandments.
The Ten Commandments are found in the Old Testament and are closely identified with the history of Judaism. But in recent years, they’ve been adopted by right-wing fundamentalist Christians eager to prove that the United States has religious underpinnings and wasn’t founded to be a secular nation.
This far-right obsession with the Commandments has legal and political ramifications because fundamentalists often try to display the Commandments at seats of government.