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Are religious displays on public property such as Ten Commandments in historical-documents exhibits legal?

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Are religious displays on public property such as Ten Commandments in historical-documents exhibits legal?

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The question of whether a religious display on government property is constitutional requires a multi-step analysis. First, one should ask, who is funding and erecting the display? If a private group wants to place a religious monument on public property, then a free-expression analysis should be conducted, looking into such things as the type of forum in question. If, as in this case, a government entity is attempting to post a religious document, then a separate line of questions must be raised. Religious displays on public property can be legal, but they must pass constitutional muster by not violating the First Amendment’s establishment clause, which requires government “neutrality” towards religion. In deciding whether or not particular religious displays violate the establishment clause, courts look to two Supreme Court tests, the Lemon test and the endorsement test. The Lemon test poses three questions: 1) Did the state actor have a secular purpose in posting the documents; 2) w

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