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Supreme Court Takes Up Maryland Peace Cross Case

November 2, 2018
By: Ariane de Vogue

Washington (CNN) The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to take up a religious liberty case concerning a 93-year-old war memorial in Maryland that challengers say violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution because it stands on public ground and is in the shape of a cross.

A lower court ruled in favor of the challengers, holding that the “monument here has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion.”

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