10 Commandments – Go Forth And Multiply

What’s up with all the monuments to the Ten Commandments around America? How come there are so many of them? “In the 1950s, Cecil B. DeMille teamed with the Fraternal Order of Eagles to kick off donations of 4,000 6-foot granite tablets depicting the Ten Commandments to municipalities nationwide. For DeMille, this was great advertising for his epic movie ‘The Ten Commandments.’ The Eagles, which kept the program going at least into the 1960s, declared it a way to fight juvenile delinquency.”