The Giles County school board this afternoon unanimously decided to rehang copies of the 10 commandments at each of the county’s schools following an outpouring of community support.
The religious texts were removed during December following a letter from the Freedom from Religion Foundation. An attorney for the foundation asked Dec. 8 for the district to remove the texts. Superintendent Terry Arbogast II said in a Dec. 17 reply that the district would comply.
But at today’s school board meeting, hundreds of parents showed up to express their displeasure.
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