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Cornerstones of Law and Liberty Plaza and the Ten Commandments
Grand Junction City Hall

A monument of the Ten Commandments has stood proudly in front of Grand Junction City Hall for over forty years, but last year a group that saw it as a violation of the separation between church and state demanded its removal in a lawsuit. Grand Junction's elected officials countered by creating a "Cornerstones of Law and Liberty Plaza" featuring a section of the Bill of Rights, the preamble to the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Mayflower Compact and the Magna Carta. The ploy worked: Last month, the protesters dropped their lawsuit, thereby guaranteeing that the commandments shalt not be removed.

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