26th July 2012, 07:27 PM
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Supporters vow to keep Mount Soledad Cross in California despite Circuit Court ruling
For decades, there has been a First Amendment battle raging over the Mount Soledad Veterans Memorial in La Jolla, Calif., where a large cross anchors a tribute to Korean War veterans.
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/07/25/supporters-vow-to-keep-cross-in-california-veterans-tribute-despite-court/#ixzz21m46PObC
Because it sits on public property, the American Civil Liberties Union has long argued that the cross amounts to an unconstitutional entanglement of government and religion.
In 2011, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed, triggering an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, but in June, the high court justices declined to hear the case.
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When I meet a gay person, I have to distinguish between their being gay and being part of a lobby. If they accept the Lord and have goodwill, who am I to judge them? They shouldn’t be marginalized. The tendency is not the problem … they’re our brothers.