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A Closer Look (God & Country) #736332

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003
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(Studio: Terry Moran) A closer look at God & country introduced; University of Connecticut poll findings on the Ten Commandments in public buildings cited.

(New York: Dan Harris) The reaction to the Alabama Ten Commandments monument controversy examined; details given about how state supreme court chief justice Roy Moore has drawn support; scenes shown of the protesters in Montgomery, Alabama. [Concerned Women for America Sandy RIOS†, Southern Baptist Convention Richard LAND†- offer differing opinions on Moore's actions.] [Focus on the Family James DOBSON†- calls it "judicial tyranny" by the court interfering with public life.]

(Studio: Terry Moran) The differences in versions of the Ten Commandments noted; examples cited of Protestant/Catholic/Jewish versions of the First Commandment.

Moran, Terry;
Harris, Dan

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