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American Legion will appeal ‘Bladensburg Cross’ ruling to Supreme Court

The American Legion will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a lower court’s ruling that a 40-foot-tall cross erected as a war memorial on state-owned land in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state, though it is used ...

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Frosh won’t immediately weigh in on cross dispute, angering Hogan

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has infuriated Gov. Larry Hogan by declining, for the moment, to join a legal fight against a ruling that a prominent cross-shaped war monument on public violates the U.S. Constitution. Frosh, a ...

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Parks panel defends constitutionality of ‘Bladensburg Cross’

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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