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Those urging that the cross be left in place argue that the courts should look to the purpose of the Peace Cross as a memorial to war dead.
Yes, the First Amendment and state constitutions prohibit government establishment of religion. But for much of our early history, the United States was a semi-established Protestant country.
On Feb. 27, the Supreme Court will hear arguments about the constitutionality of the 40-foot Peace Cross on government property in Bladensburg, Md.