It is not too often that the forces of reason prevail over those of ignorance in Texas, so we must celebrate this one. The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the Harris County v. Staley case on appeal, meaning that the lower rulings will stand. In brief, this means that it will remain unconstitutional to display a neon-lit bible in front of the Harris County Courthouse. For more about this case and its significance, see this press release from Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
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