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10 Commandments

Derek Trucks' 10 Commandments of Jam

Alan Paul | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts
Alan Paul

Derek Trucks and I collaborated on this in 2004 when he was just a wee pup. It has stood the test of time.

The Confederate Flag and the 10 Commandments

Herb Silverman | Posted 07.15.2015 | Religion
Herb Silverman

As a card-carrying member of the ACLU, I support the free speech rights of individuals to prominently display flags and commandments of their choice on private property, bumper stickers, and T-shirts. But nobody may enlist the government to promulgate a particular religious view.

Marina Fang

Defiant Oklahoma Governor Says Ten Commandments Monument Will Stay On State Capitol Grounds | Marina Fang | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), apparently defying a state Supreme Court ruling, has ordered that a monument to the Ten Commandments rema...

The 10 Commandments, Mom Style

Karen Blessing | Posted 05.30.2015 | Parents
Karen Blessing

I am your Mother. I went through hell to conceive you, used all the toilet paper in the land while carrying you and suffered a lengthy and excruciating ordeal to have you. You will accept me as your Mother or I will farm you out into bondage.

In Alabama, It's The 1960s All Over Again

Brian Joyce | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brian Joyce

For the state of Alabama, or any other state, to deny gay couples the equal protection of its laws simply because they're gay is not only wrong and immoral, it's arbitrary, illegal and unconstitutional. It's as simple as that.

Baptist Minister In Hot Water Over Comments On Ten Commandments

USA Today / Religion News Service | Ron Barnett | Posted 01.25.2015 | Religion

GREENVILLE, S.C. (RNS) A Baptist minister is in hot water after preaching a sermon that called the Ten Commandments sayings or promises rather than ma...

The 10 Commandments Of Proper College Cafeteria Etiquette

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.25.2014 | College

Anyone who's ever set foot in a college cafeteria knows how annoying it is to slip on spilled soda no one's bothered to clean up. If only there were s...

10 Commandments For Atheists

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 11.22.2014 | Religion

STANFORD, Calif. (RNS) An atheist, a humanist and an agnostic walk into a restaurant. The hostess says, “Table for one?” An old joke, yes, b...

Man Who Smashed 10 Commandments Monument Says Devil Made Him Do It

Reuters | HEIDE BRANDES | Posted 10.25.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - A man was taken into custody on Friday on suspicion of knocking over a Ten Commandments monument with a car on the grounds of the Oklahoma...

Top Colorado Republicans Want to Restore Order Via the 10 Commandments

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.22.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why are the 10 Commandments so attractive to conservatives that talk-radio host Hugh Hewitt doesn't blink an eye when Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez says we should "go back" to the 10 Commandments to restore "some order in society."If I were Hewitt, I'd have asked how not coveting they neighbor's wife, not using the lord's name in vain, and not being an atheist would help the teenage migrants.

10 Commandments Monument Toppled

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A stone monument of the Ten Commandments that sits on a street behind the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington and was the subject of contro...

School Outraged Over Request To Remove Ten Commandments Plaques From Classroom Walls

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.15.2013 | Religion

The little town of Muldrow, Okla., is in turmoil after a national nonprofit organization reportedly threatened a lawsuit if postings of the Ten Comman...

'10 Commandments Judge' Roy Moore Wins His Old Job Back

Religion News Service | Kim Chandler | Posted 11.09.2012 | Religion

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (RNS) Roy Moore, forever known as Alabama's Ten Commandments judge, has been re-elected chief justice in a triumphant political resur...

Hey, Etch A Sketch Conservatives: Time to Resurrect Some Honesty

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

A spring awash with Etch A Sketch conservatives, camera-wielding GOP con men and a bogus deficit reduction budget from House Republicans shows that for the right, wrong is justified when it achieves the desired results.

Judge Who Started Firestorm Over Ten Commandments Seeks Comeback

AP | JIM VAN ANGLEN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The former top Alabama judge known for refusing to remove a Ten Commandments monument from the state courthouse said Tuesday ...

Virginia School Board Sued For Posting Ten Commandments

AP | ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON | Posted 11.13.2011 | Education

RICHMOND, Va. -- Civil-liberties groups are suing a southwest Virginia school board for posting the Ten Commandments, contending that the display viol...

10 Digital Commandments: Dos And Don'ts For Religion On The Web

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 08.27.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

If you question the need for this kind of evangelization, remember the growing power of social and digital media to reach the young and the not-so-young.

WATCH: Va. Students Defy School Board, Post 10 Commandments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

UPDATE: Since this story was first posted, it has been clarified that Giles High School is in Virginia, not West Virginia. The article has been update...

The 10 Commandments 2.0: Modern Scholars' Response To The Laws of Moses

Moment Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Nearly 3,500 years ago, Exodus tells us, God inscribed the Ten Commandments onto two stone tablets for the Israelites. Although Jewish tradition count...

Why The Ten Commandments Are Un-American

Alex Wilhelm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alex Wilhelm

Out of the Ten Commandments, most are not enforced, and several fly directly into the face of our national spirit, so be glad that we live in the country that we do, not the country that Palin imagines or wishes that we had.

Illinois Town Wants 10 Commandments Monument

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A southern Illinois town is pushing to have a Ten Commandments monument erected in the city's square--and the town's mayor says he will do anything he...

Sarah Palin's Unalienable (sic) Rights Come From God

Malia Litman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Malia Litman

Sarah Palin's continuous invocation of God's name as an excuse is an indication that Palin is unwilling or unable to take responsibility for her own actions.

Where's Moses When You Need Him?

Religion News Service | Dick Staub | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Dick Staub Religion News Service (RNS) Even in the craziness and social upheaval of the 1960s, Crosby Stills Nash and Young observed a simple t...

Not One of the Ten Commandments Is in the Constitution

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Tina Dupuy

If you catch the rhetoric surrounding the US Constitution, you'd think the Ten Commandments are its bullet points. They're not.

God Sues Congress

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Maggie Van Ostrand

"I decided to sue when My communications to humans were ignored by the few whose personal agendas were believed by the many," God said.