Jeff Landry signs Ten Commandments bill into Louisiana law. A lawsuit is already brewing. – EVOL

Louisiana has become the first state in the U.S. to require public schools and universities to display the Ten Commandments in every classroom.

Gov. Jeff Landry signed House Bill 71 into law during a press conference Wednesday along with a slew of other laws focused on education, including another bill establishing an education savings account. 

The new Ten Commandments law has been touted by state GOP leaders as a way to bring history, culture and traditions back to the classroom. Civil rights groups have decried the bill, arguing that it is a clear violation of the separation between church and state. 

To that end, the American Civil Liberties Union, the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and the Freedom from Religion Foundation announced hours after Landry’s press conference that they plan to sue over the law, which they said “violates longstanding Supreme Court precedent and the First Amendment.” 

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