The Cleveland County School Board is currently in discussions about the possibility of placing a display of the Ten Commandments at each school in its district. One of the things holding them back were the concerns of potential lawsuits, but they have made it clear that there is a North Carolina law that would allow it.
In the early 2000s, a state law was passed allowing school districts to display documents with historical significant to the country. This makes sense because I remember my elementary school having framed pictures of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the pledge of allegiance. Apparently within that state law it states that documents that “exemplify the development of the rule of law” could also be showcased in schools. This would allow things such as the Magna Carta, or the Ten Commandments to be displayed.
Some board members are highly concerned that this move could cost them a lot of money, while others are certain there’s no trouble they could get it.
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