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David Holloway letter: What if monument were to the Qur'an?

I don't know Tim Zastrow. I don't even know whether or not he is a Christian -- he didn't say either way in his letter published in The Forum of Aug. 29.

I don't know Tim Zastrow. I don't even know whether or not he is a Christian -- he didn't say either way in his letter published in The Forum of Aug. 29.

So I wonder what he would do if, instead of the Ten Commandments being displayed on government property in Fargo, he instead found passages from the Qur'an displayed there. Not just any passages, mind you, but passages that mandated all who walked by to worship and serve the Muslim god, Allah, to the exclusion of all other deities.

I wonder what he would do if, somehow, the majority of Fargo citizens were in favor of this.

Perhaps he would point out -- rightly -- that such an endorsement of one religion over another is not Constitutional, that this fact cannot be overridden by popular opinion, and that the Establishment Clause exists for the protection and stability of Christianity, Islam and atheism alike.

Or perhaps he would suggest a majority vote.

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I wonder.

David Holloway

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