Contact: Brandi Swindell, Keep the Commandments Coalition, 208-867-1307
The text of the Boise Ten Commandments Initiative is available at: http://www.earnedmedia.org/btci.htm
This past August the Idaho Supreme Court ruled 4-1 that the citizens of
This historic vote will profoundly impact the national debate on the public display of the Ten Commandments as it empowers voters, for the first time, to be involved in the decision making process.
Brandi Swindell, Co-director of the Keep the Commandments Coalition and a plaintiff on the lawsuit, comments, “We are thrilled that the citizens of
We believe it is the right of the citizens to publicly decide what kinds of values best represent their communities. Not government officials. And, the principles and values enumerated by the Ten Commandments make all our communities stronger, saver and healthier. Regardless of a person’s faith tradition, we are all better off when we do not lie, steal and commit violent acts against one another.
It is our hope that communities across the nation will soon hold similar such Ten Commandments voter initiatives.”
For more information or interviews call: Brandi Swindell at 208.867.1307