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Commentary Supreme Court made a special case of the Maryland cross. Let’s keep it that way.

Jun 24, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

In last week’s decision in the American Legion vs. American Humanist Association, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a free-standing, 40-foot cross on government land in Bladensburg, Md., did not violate the First Amendment’s “no establishment” clause, reversing a lower court’s ruling.

Seven justices agreed with that judgment, with only Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissenting. But the ruling was splintered and the decision more limited than the vote count sugges...