Alabama judge's robe displays Decalogue

Following in the footsteps of Justice Roy Moore
Following in the footsteps of deposed Alabama Supreme Court head Roy Moore, another judge in that state has raised controversy with a public tribute to the Ten Commandments—this time on his robe.

Covington County Circuit Judge Ashley McKathan began wearing a judicial robe embroidered with a golden-lettered version of the Ten Commandments the week before Christmas, according to news reports. Attorneys who practice in his Andalusia courtroom have objected to the display and asked for continuations of their cases because of it. But McKathan has reportedly denied those requests.

 

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