Johnson County (Tennessee) has agreed to show a local man’s display promoting church-state separation in the courthouse’s “public forum” area.

The agreement is part of a settlement in a case where Ralph Stewart accused local officials of promoting Christianity, in violation of the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment.

According to the suit, the county allowed a large plaque of the Ten Commandments to hang in the courthouse lobby as part of a display on the history of American law.

Stewart’s display, which was not allowed, consists of posters titled “On the Legal History of the Separation of Church and State” and “The Ten Commandments Are Not the Foundation of American Law.” The latter contains the statement, “The primary source of American law is the common and statuary law of England, NOT the Bible and NOT Christianity.”

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