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ACLU files lawsuit against Barrow County for not removing Ten Commandments

...courthouse. "We were working with their county for three months to come up with a resolution," said ACLU attorney Maggie Garrett. "Unfortunately, we didn't come to a resolution. We were trying." The ACLU mailed the lawsuit from their Atlanta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/met_388359.shtml
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Court to keep commandments

...county, and unfortunately it appears they're going to maintain the Ten Commandments display contrary to the law," Maggie Garrett, a staff attorney at ACLU Georgia, said Friday. The ACLU threatened to file a federal lawsuit if officials didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/13/met_387183.shtml
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Commandments stay in court

...been specific about the actions it plans to take, said county public information officer Lane Downs. ACLU attorney Maggie Garrett would not comment on the specifics of the case, but she called it unfortunate that county officials continued to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/14/met_387422.shtml
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Commandments incite talks

...that we have been successful in enforcing the constitutional rights of individuals in this context," ACLU Attorney Maggie Garrett wrote. Ms. Garrett also asked that Barrow County release any letters that commissioners have received about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/29/met_379821.shtml
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Measure targets funeral protests

...in court and a bigger buffer could make it so hard to enforce that a court might strike it down. For that reason, Maggie Garrett, the legislative director in Georgia for the American Civil Liberties Union, recommended not passing the bill at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/04/met_64127.shtml
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Democrats suggest high school Bible class

...approved legislatively, the state Attorney General's Office would be responsible for defending the course if needed. Maggie Garrett, legislative counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia, said it is possible to teach Biblical references...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/19/met_47389.shtml
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Commandments display draws suit from ACLU

...an unidentified resident complained of the display's location. In a June 16 letter to the county, ACLU attorney Maggie Garrett said court precedents prohibited the Ten Commandments from display in public buildings. The letter did not directly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/16/met_387976.shtml
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Franklin votes to display Ten Commandments

...not recall the group's name. The context of the display is crucial when such cases get to court, ACLU attorney Maggie Garrett said. "The Ten Commandments is a religious creed," she said. "When the court makes decisions about what is and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/13/met_381044.shtml
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Board will fight for Ten Commandments

...as public officials, I respectfully request that you abide by (judges') clear conclusions," ACLU attorney Maggie Garrett wrote. Only one person spoke in support of removing the Ten Commandments from the courthouse. Elizabeth Beckmeyer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/03/met_380175.shtml
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Some teachers uneasy about classes on Bible

...careful," Mr. Tofig said. "We offer a lot of electives, but not many of them come over from the Legislature." Maggie Garrett, legislative counsel with the Georgia branch of the American Civil Liberties Union, said her group will keep a close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/08/met_76590.shtml
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