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New Mexico Ten Commandments case rejected by the Supreme Court

October 17, 2017 By Scott Bomboy

Without comment on Monday, the Supreme Court rejected an appeal from a New Mexico town to allow a Ten Commandments monument at its city hall, in a fight between the city and members of the Wicca faith.

The pardon of Jefferson Davis and the 14th Amendment

October 17, 2017 By NCC Staff

On this day in 1978, President Jimmy Carter officially restored the full citizenship rights of former Confederate president Jefferson Davis, signing an act from Congress that ended a century-long dispute.

Senator John McCain receives 2017 Liberty Medal

October 16, 2017 By NCC Staff

On Monday night, United States Senator John McCain received 29th annual Liberty Medal for his lifetime of sacrifice and service in an event hosted by the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

Supreme Court takes big privacy case, but denies Ten Commandments appeal

October 16, 2017 By NCC Staff

The United States Supreme Court will be taking on a second major privacy case this term, but it won’t take a challenge that denied the placement of a Ten Commandments monument at a New Mexico city hall.

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