Federal appeals court finds California memorial cross unconstitutional

The Jurist 

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled unanimously Tuesday that California’s Mount Soledad cross, a 43-foot cross erected as a Korean War veterans’ memorial, is unconstitutional under the First Amendment.

Justice M. Margaret McKeown declared, "[t]he use of such a distinctively Christian symbol to honor all veterans sends a strong message of endorsement and exclusion.

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