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Tag Archives: American Humanist Association

Parks panel defends constitutionality of ‘Bladensburg Cross’ (access required)

A 40-foot tall cross erected as a war memorial on state-owned land in Bladensburg complies with the constitutional separation of church and state because the edifice merely has an “incidental religious feature” maintained for the secular purpose of honoring local ...

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Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ violates Constitution, 4th Circuit says (access required)

A 40-foot tall cross erected as a war memorial on state-owned land in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state, a divided federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. “The monument has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively ...

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