H.R.3895 - Ten Commandments Defense Act of 2002 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] (Introduced 03/07/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/18/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution.|
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Summary: H.R.3895 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Ten Commandments Defense Act of 2002 - Declares reserved to the States the power to display the Ten Commandments on State or local government property.
Introduced in House (03/07/2002)
Declares that expressions of religious faith by individual persons upon State property are: (1) protected against Federal laws or regulations respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise of religion; and (2) among those liberties of which no State may deprive any person without due process of law made in pursuance of powers reserved to the States.
Requires the courts established by the Congress to exercise judicial power in accordance with such declarations.