published Friday, July 26th, 2013

'In God We Trust' sign prompts move to dismiss murder try charge

Steve McDonald, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Oak Ridge, gestures Tuesday toward the new sign placed over an entrance to the Anderson County Courthouse.
Steve McDonald, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church of Oak Ridge, gestures Tuesday toward the new sign placed over an entrance to the Anderson County Courthouse.
Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

It took one day for a controversial plaque installed over an Anderson County Courthouse door to wind up in a motion in court.

The defendant in an attempted first-degree murder case is asking for the charge against him to be dropped.

Kenneth Darrin Fisher contends the “In God We Trust” sign dedicated Tuesday violates his freedom of worship rights provided by the state and federal constitutions.

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