Multifaith Opposition to Ten Commandments on Government Property

February 23, 2005

Source: Interfaith Alliance Press Release

On February 23, 2005 an Interfaith Alliance Press Release reported, "The Interfaith Alliance and The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty hosted an audio press briefing in advance of the Supreme Court arguments on March 2 in two cases challenging governmental endorsement of religion by postings of the Ten Commandments on public property. Religious leaders and legal counsel who filed friend-of-the-court briefs gave brief statements and then answered questions from reporters. In the most religiously diverse nation in the world, several religious organizations have filed friend-of-the-court briefs with the court opposing government sponsored displays of religious doctrines. Organizations filing briefs include The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, The Interfaith Alliance Foundation, American Jewish Congress, Hindu American Foundation, American Jewish Committee, Anti-Defamation League, and others."