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Wyoming Co. prosecutor says 10 Commandments display should stay

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Wyoming County Prosecutor Michael Cochrane Wyoming County Prosecutor Michael Cochrane

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Wyoming County Prosecuting Attorney Michael Cochrane says Wyoming County's 10 Commandments monument should stay on the courthouse lawn.

Cochrane told WVVA News in a live interview Tuesday morning that, based on legal research he's conducted on the situation, the placement of the monument does not violate any laws.

The ACLU has questioned the constitutionality of the monument's placement in front of a government building.

View WVVA.com's original report on the controversy

Cochrane cited previous similar cases that have come before the U.S. Supreme Court, and says the monument is not an endorsement of one religion but rather has roots in several religions.

Cochrane says the monument has overwhelming support among county citizens and he does not foresee it being removed.

Do you agree or disagree? Watch the full interview above, then give your opinion in the Comments section below.

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