U.S. court says Christian cross is unconstitutional

From an article on World Net Daily…(Read entire article…Here).

By Brian Fitzpatrick
© 2011 WorldNetDaily

 


Mt. Soledad memorial cross

A three-judge panel of the NinthCircuitCourtof Appeals hasdecidedamemorialcross on federal land on Mt. Soledad, Calif., violates the U.S.Constitution.

In a 3-0 ruling in the Jewish War Veterans v. City of San Diego case, the panel decided that the 29-footconcretecross, which hasstoodfor 57 years, constitutes a government endorsement of religion and therefore violates the First Amendment’s establishment clause.

“The question, then, is whether the entirety of the Mount SoledadMemorial, when understood against the background of its particular history and setting, projects a government endorsement of Christianity. We conclude it does,” wroteCircuitJudge M. Margaret McKeown, a Clinton appointee.

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