CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania community group that formed after an atheists’ group sued to remove a Ten Commandments monument on school grounds plans to erect the first of 14 similar monuments in front of a fraternal club.
Thou Shalt No Move is a grassroots group formed by a local businessman and a pastor after the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation sued to remove a monument at the Connellsville Area School District. That federal lawsuit is still pending.
The group raised enough money by selling Ten Commandments yard signs to buy 14 granite monuments it intends to place at various sites in the community about 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
The (Uniontown) Herald-Standard (http://bit.ly/11YGjXZ ) reports the first new monument will be erected Saturday at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, which donated the school monument in the 1950s.
Information from: Herald-Standard, http://www.heraldstandard.com/