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A man arrested for decapitating a church lawn statue of Jesus Christ says he did it because “the second or first commandment” forbids public displays of men and women, Charleston police say. (Photo by Mark Zimmerman/Getty Images)

Police: Man Decapitates Jesus Statue Because Of ‘Second Or First Commandment’

A man arrested for decapitating a church lawn statue of Jesus Christ says he did it because “the second or first commandment” forbids public displays of men and women, Charleston police say.

06/18/2014

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Judge Who Ordered Baby’s Name Changed From Messiah Fired

An East Tennessee magistrate has been replaced months after ordering a baby’s name changed from Messiah to Martin because she believes Messiah is a title held only by Jesus Christ.

02/05/2014

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Judge Rules Boy’s Name Must Be Changed From Messiah To Martin

A judge in Tennessee changed a 7-month-old boy’s name to Martin from Messiah, saying the religious name was earned by one person and “that one person is Jesus Christ.”

08/12/2013

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Supreme Court Rules ‘Jesus’ Prayers Can Be Banned At Public Meetings

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a North Carolina county commission over the mostly Christian prayers offered at the beginning of its public meetings.

01/17/2012

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