Officials of a city in the United States are standing up for their Christian faith and are poised to defy a local court ruling declaring a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of their city hall as unconstitutional. Members of the city council in Bloomfield City, New Mexico unanimously voted in favour of a proposal seeking a review by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals of a local court ruling calling for the removal of a Ten Commandments monument on city hall grounds, Christian News reported.

The council members based their decision on the fact that many of the city’s 7,000 residents support the retention of the monument on the city hall grounds. In fact, some local residents even conducted a vigil around the monument last month. At a recent city hall meeting, Anne Frost of Farmington, just outside of Bloomfield, equated defending the Ten Commandments Monument to standing up for God. READ MORE