Fighting crime, one chisled rock at a time
This is from an article about public displays of the 10 Commandments:
“Ninety-nine percent of people believe in the Ten Commandments,” [Supreme Court Justice] Scalia said. “Eighty-five percent couldn’t tell you what they are,” he added to widespread laughter.
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Texas legislators received the monument as a gift from the Fraternal Order of Eagles to fight youth delinquency.
Monuments ain’t cheap. That kind of cash could have paid for alot of after school activities, the time of day when the juvenile crime rate is the highest. Oh, but that would make sense. Nevermind. Giant hunks of rock for all! Yeeeehaw!