Dr. Jody Hice, President
Rev. Michael R Griffin, Sr., Executive Director
Ten Commandments Georgia
PO Box 941
Hartwell, GA 30643
TEN COMMANDMENTS-GA PRESS
"Two More Historical Displays are Approved in
Two more sets of the "Foundations of American Law &
Government Display" will be hung. This time they will be in the
courthouse of Barrow County as well as in Douglas County.
These recent decisions come on the heels of Dougherty County's
decision to be the first south Georgia county to approve the display
in a courthouse.
The Barrow County Commission voted unanimously November
27 to display the "Foundations of American Law and Government"
display in the County Annex building until the new courthouse is
built. The commissioners brought up the idea of approving the
display. It was also agreed that only private funds from the
citizens were to be used to purchase the documents. Our
understanding is that the documents will be up in the next week or
The Douglas County Commission voted unanimously
December 4 to display its state approved set of documents.
Concerned citizens of Douglas County purchased and gave the
documents to the county during their meeting. The "Foundations of
American Law and Government" display should go up in the courthouse
as soon as an appropriate location is secured. Both
commissions were excited about the support and enthusiasm the
communities displayed during their discussions about approving the
On July 1, 2006, Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law H.B.
authorizing local governments to erect historical displays that
include a copy of the Ten Commandments. These displays pave the way
for communities to further educate their citizens regarding
historical facts about our country's founding.
Ten Commandments-Georgia congratulates Barrow and Douglas
Counties for making this bold step to take advantage of this new
These historical documents are being made available through the
ministry of Ten Commandments-GA, Inc. However, TC-GA has
never given or placed displays in any government buildings. We
serve as a resource for private citizens, churches, civic clubs and
organizations to purchase these documents and to present them for
approval to their local governing boards, commissions and councils.
TC-GA has beautifully designed to legal specifications the nine
piece historical display. You may view these unique designs by
logging on to
The following documents may now be legally posted in local
1. The Ten Commandments
2. The Mayflower Compact, 1620
3. The Declaration of Independence
4. Magna Carta
5. 'The Star-Spangled Banner' by Francis Scott Key
6. The National Motto: "In God We Trust"
7. The Preamble to the Georgia Constitution
8. The Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution
9. The description on the image of Lady Justice
They may be purchased by contacting TC-GA on the web, calling
706-856-2524, or by mail at TC-GA, P.O. Box 941, Hartwell, GA
For more information you may contact:
Executive Director, Ten Commandments-GA