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-Crosses are Now Offensive in America?

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Image source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Are crosses now ‘offensive’ in America no matter where they are at? It now seems to be politically correct to put crosses in the proverbial ‘cross-hairs’ wherever they may be publically displayed. We recently wrote about a university student that was required to take her cross necklace off because it […]

-Town in Kansas Forced to Remove Cross?

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Buhler, Kansas is a small town that was founded by Mennonite immigrants seeking refuge from religious persecution. The cross is naturally part of their heritage and graces their town seal but soon it will have to be removed due to legal threats from an out-of-state atheist group. Todd Starnes of fox News has the story: […]

-Another Cross to Bear in California

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

    (Mt. Rubidoux: choyoungkwan) I can’t believe all of the ‘cross’ stories this year. We finally got one major one resolved on Veteran’s Day with the Mohave Memorial Cross once again reflecting the Son over the California desert. Now comes this latest challenge in Riverside, California. Another cross that I have personally observed many times […]

-UPDATE: Indiana- Land with Cross to be Sold

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

                   (Photo: Faith Community Church) From the Christian Post: Officials in Dugger, Ind., have decided against heading to court to challenge a claim from the Washington, D.C.-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State that a 26-foot cross reading "Jesus Saves" situated on public land is a violation of the Constitution, as it appears […]

-Cross Story of the Week: Columbus, Georgia

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

   (Photo Credit: Ledger-Enquirer.com) From The Blaze: …Alas, there’s yet another religious drama unfolding in Columbus, Georgia, after non-believers complained over the presence of the cross-shaped flowerbed in a local park. Following their angst, the mayor promptly ordered it be removed from government property.  … In April, the city made it clear, based on unsettled […]

-This Week’s Cross Story: Steubenville, Ohio

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

From the Christian Post: The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), based in Wisconsin, has claimed a victory in its case against the city of Steubenville in eastern Ohio after officials agreed to drop religious symbols from the community’s official logo. The Steubenville logo, which had been designed by local businessman Mark Nelson in 2011, featured […]

-This Week’s ‘Cross’ Story

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

From Fox News Todd Starnes: A small Indiana town may have to remove a super-sized cross anchored on public property after a someone filed a complaint with Americans United for Separation of Church and State. The Dugger Town Council voted unanimously to move the 26-foot tall cross to avoid a possible lawsuit. Americans United sent […]

-Another Day Another Cross in the Cross-Hairs

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

(Image-Enterprise News.com) Another day another battle over a cross somewhere in America. All supposedly a Constitutional church-state issue. I haven’t posted on one of these battles for at least a week so here’s this week obligatory offering. This cross is in  Middleborough, Massachusetts and was dedicated in 1959 as a ‘non-denominational’ symbols for all faiths […]

-RI: Massive Rally Supporting WWII Cross

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

(Image Credit: WPRO) From the Chippewa Herald: An estimated 1,500 people _ many of them veterans _ turned out Wednesday in the Rhode Island city of Woonsocket to defend a war memorial topped with a cross whose constitutionality is being challenged by an atheist group. Speaking before a crowd of people bearing crosses of their […]