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Atheistic group rejects call for appeal in Bladensburg Cross case

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 to symbolize noble patriotic sacrifice, an atheistic organization stated Monday in papers filed in ...

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Frosh reviews Bladensburg Cross case as Hogan seeks action

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Thursday he has not reached a decision on whether a 40-foot tall cross erected as a war memorial on state-owned land in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state, as 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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Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ violates Constitution, 4th Circuit says

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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