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In Bloomfield, NM the concrete block that displays the Ten Commandments sits alongside other monuments related to the Declaration of Independence, Gettysburg Address and Bill of Rights. The city claims it avoided endorsing a particular religion by placing disclaimers on the lawn stating the area was a public forum for citizens and that the privately funded monuments did not necessarily reflect the opinions of the city. The Ten Commandments monument was erected in 2011 and challenged a year later by the ACLU. Lower courts concluded it violated the U.S. Constitution's ban on government endorsing a religion.