Monday, June 24, 2019

U.S. SUPREME COURT - Memorial and Religion

COMMENT:  While I am a staunch supporter of separation of church and state, in this case the decision is correct.

"Why Supreme Court ruled removing cross memorial would be hostile to religion" PBS NewsHour 6/20/2019


SUMMARY:  A Maryland World War I memorial in the form of a cross will remain on public land, after the Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s ruling, 7 to 2.  What does the decision mean for hundreds of challenges pending in lower courts over religious monuments on public lands, which critics say violate the First Amendment's Establishment Clause?  John Yang talks to's Tom Goldstein.

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