January 17, 2019
State Rep. Credell Calhoun, D-Jackson, introduced House Bill 427, which would amend the Mississippi Constitution to mandate that public-school teachers and principals must display the Ten Commandments. Photo courtesy Mississippi House of Representatives
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Mississippi May Mandate Ten Commandments and Pledges to State, U.S. Flags in Schools
Mississippi law would require schoolchildren to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and see the Ten Commandments be displayed on public-school walls under new bills in the Legislature this session.
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