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Alabama / Monument Debate / Church & State #736411

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 2003
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Montgomery, Alabama: Don Teague) The social & free speech debate sparked by the removal of the Ten Commandments monument from public view in the Alabama state judicial building featured; scenes shown of the protest outside the building and of workers moving the monument; details given about Alabama chief justice Roy Moore’s reputation as the “Ten Commandments judge.” [Christian Defense Coalition director Rev. Patrick MAHONEY†- says the final chapter is yet to be written.] [Two monument SUPPORTERS – react.] [Americans United for Separation of Church & State Rev. Barry LYNN†- says it’s an important victory for the rule of law & for the right of religious minorities to express themselves.] [MOORE – says we continue to live in a hypocrisy.]

Williams, Brian;
Teague, Don

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