A New Hampshire city’s Ten Commandments monument will be the site of two flag raisings, each meant to represent the religious diversity of the community. The City of Somersworth will have two flag-raising ceremonies next Monday at the Decalogue located near City Hall; one featuring an atheist flag while another to include a “peace flag” sponsored by Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders.
Somersworth City Manager Robert Belmore emailed a statement by Mayor Dana Hilliard to The Christian Post on Wednesday afternoon regarding the two events. “Separated by the historic 10 Commandments Monument, representatives of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths will raise the Peace flag symbolizing the fact that despite the differences among their beliefs, all of us share a common bond with humanity,” stated Mayor Hilliard. READ MORE