Supreme Court to take up case of war cross memorial

BLADENSBURG, Md. — The case regarding whether or not a Maryland war memorial in the shape of a cross goes against a separation of church and state was accepted for final review by Supreme Court justices on Friday, Fox News reported.

The controversial memorial, which stands in Bladensburg, Md., was previously deemed to be in violation of the Constitution by a federal appeals court in Virginia, which determined that it “has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion.”

Should the appeals court’s decision be allowed to stand, it could potentially affect hundreds of similar monuments across the country and would force “the removal or dismemberment of a cherished war memorial that has served as a site of solemn commemoration and civic unity for nearly a century.”

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