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Frosh waited too long to file in ‘Peace Cross’ case, GOP opponent says

The Bladensburg Cross. (File photo)

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh may have waited too long to challenge in the U.S. Supreme Court a federal appeals court ruling that a 40-foot cross erected more than 90 years ago as a war memorial on state-owned land in Bladensburg violates the constitutional separation of church and state, his re-election foe said Friday.

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Md. elections board, GOP voters cite justices’ ruling in redistricting challenge

In deciding about about the drawing of Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, the Supreme Court will consider whether the First Amendment is even implicated in a partisan gerrymandering case, which has historically been regarded as a political and not a legal issue. (Photo illustration by Maximilian Franz)

A group of Republican voters and the Maryland Board of Elections have brought differing interpretations of a recent Supreme Court decision to their ongoing legal dispute regarding whether partisan gerrymandering in a congressional district was so severe it violated the minority party’s constitutional right to political association.

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