Alabama voters to decide on school Ten Commandments displays

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. ( — A proposal to allow Ten Commandments displays in public schools and state-owned buildings is on its way to voters and will be on the ballot in November.

The House of Representatives passed the proposed constitutional amendment by a vote of 66-19 today. The bill is by Sen. Gerald Dial, R-Lineville, who has sponsored similar measures for years.

The bill says the Ten Commandments can be displayed as part of a larger display with other historical or education items. Unlike a regular bill, it does not require the governor's because it is a constitutional amendment.

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