Thursday, November 13, 2008

U.S. - The First Amendment, Religious Monuments and Public Parks The Summum sect in Utah believes it should be able to put up a monument in a park to the seven basic aphorisms of its philosophy — just as there's a monument to the Ten Commandments. Its members have taken their case to the Supreme Court. The NPR report, by Nina Totenberg, contains good examples of the hypothetical questions typically asked by the Justices during oral arguments. 5 min. with a text that is almost a transcript You can find out what the Seven Aphorisms are by listening here.