A bill to place a Ten Commandments monument at Louisiana's Capitol in Baton Rouge has received backing from Gov. Bobby Jindal.
"We support the bill and the Ten Commandments," a spokesman for Gov. Bobby Jindal said.
Democratic state Rep. Patrick Williams offered the proposal. The Shreveport lawmaker says he wants to promote the historical value of the commandments rather than their religious aspects.
According to the proposed measure, the monument would not be paid for by the state and private groups will design and build it.