Arkansas joins 22 other states to back hearing over Commandments


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Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is shown in this 2016 file photo.

A coalition of nearly two dozen states, led by the Texas attorney general, is stepping into a dispute in New Mexico over a Ten Commandments monument, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to settle more definitively the question of whether such monuments or displays are constitutional.

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Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (center) is shown with his wife Angela Paxton, in Houston, Thursday, July 27, 2017.

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