December 13th, 2013
02:32 AM ET

Judge says giant cross must be removed

A giant cross that has stood on a Southern California mountain for decades must be removed because it violates the constitutional separation of church and state, a judge ordered this week.

The order Thursday by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns continues a long legal battle about the 43-foot cross atop Mt. Soledad in San Diego.

Burns ordered that the cross would have to be removed within 90 days. But the cross may be able to stay if the case is appealed, the judge ordered.


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  1. Jeff Frank (Ohio T-Party)"Right Wing Insanity"

    The Communist Takeover of America – GOAL# 27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with "social" religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity, which does not need a "religious crutch."

    December 16, 2013 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  2. john

    Can it get any worse? If that's really how we want to run things here, then that judge should work during christmas, easter, and every sunday. We might actually get our monies worth out of him.

    April 20, 2014 at 9:41 am | Report abuse |
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