Cross on Public Land

The Public Monument Still Stands

By Harry M. Covert

Finally the so-called humanists and others of their faithlessness have been slapped down in coordinated attempts to rid national life of any recognition of religious Christian allegiance. 

For a hundred years, a monument stood in Bladensburg, Maryland, honoring 49 Marylanders who paid the supreme sacrifice in World War I. It is a gigantic granite cross. Of course the monument signifies acknowledgment of Christian beliefs. And, the no-nothings wanted the memorial removed.

The overwhelming recent approval of the U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote allowed the cross to remain on public land.… Read More