Seeking preferential treatment for one religion?

Let me begin by saying, yes, Timothy McCown is my dad, and my intention is not to malign him or in any way throw him under the proverbial bus. I love my dad. I just happen to disagree with him about a lot of things.

Asking the school to display the Ten Commandments isn’t about displaying the Ten Commandments. I believe there is a larger goal in mind, and demanding a display of the Ten Commandments is merely one step toward demanding preferential treatment for one religion. 

It has been asserted that the display is intended to strike a blow for religious freedom, but I’m not convinced. Lest there be any doubt about this, consider what the response would be if the Koran was displayed beside the Ten Commandments. Islam is on par with Christianity both as an Abrahamic religion, and in the number of adherents around the world. It would make sense to display it beside the Ten Commandments, perhaps showing the many ways Islam and Christianity are alike, as opposed to showcasing one over the other. 

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