Justices will consider constitutionality of Bladensburg ‘Peace Cross’

Issue concerns whether war memorial endorses religion

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a 40-foot cross erected as a war memorial in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state. The justices on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by defenders of the Bladensburg “Peace Cross” of a lower court decision that the symbol endorses Christianity in violation of the First ...

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