Vote to adopt a resolution declaring the sense of Congress that the public display of the Ten Commandments should be permitted in government offices and courthouses.
States that the Ten Commandments have "a significant impact on the development of the fundamental legal principles of Western Civilization" by setting a code of moral conduct and promoting respect for the laws of the United States.
States that the Ten Commandments are a "declaration of fundamental principles that are the cornerstones of a fair and just society".
States that the public display of the Ten Commandments should be permitted in government offices and courthouses.
NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.