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SOMERSET, Ky. (AP) - Pulaski County's top official says the
south-central Kentucky county will ask for a loan
through the Kentucky Association of Counties to help pay legal
bills from a long court battle over hanging the Ten Commandments in
County Judge-Executive Barty Bullock says the county will seek a
loan through KACo to help pay half of the nearly $457,000 in legal
bills, the Commonwealth Journal reported.
The episode began in 1999 when the American Civil Liberties
Union and citizens sued officials in Pulaski, McCreary and other
counties contending that hanging the Ten Commandments in government
buildings was unconstitutional. In 2005, the case went to the
Supreme Court, which said the display had a predominantly religious
purpose and upheld a ban on it.
There were further hearings after the counties altered the
rmation from: Commonwealth Journal,
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