CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 18, 2002
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Montgomery, Alabama: Mark Strassmann) A US District Judge’s ruling ordering the removal of a granite monument of the Ten Commandments from Alabama's main judiciary building featured; details given of the Christian crusade of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, who campaigned as the “Ten Commandments Judge,” and of other states facing the issue. [Southern Poverty Law Center Richard COHEN- calls the display an effort to promote Moore’s brand of Christianity.] [MOORE – says the Constitution was based on the acknowledgement of God.] [Alabama Christian Coalition president John GILES- says it is not the promotion of a religion.]
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