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9th Circuit Court Holds Soledad Cross Unconstitutional Comments

This 9th Circuit opinion is an example of a growing governmental hostility toward religious faith, religious symbols, and, in particular, Christian faith and Christian symbols, in the public square. The effort to scrub the public square of such religious expression and symbols is a threat to religious freedom and represents an incorrect application of the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution.  Continue Reading

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  1. Robert
    3 years ago

    When you vote liberal or straight ticket democrat this is what you get. Vote for fiscal and social conservatives. Your vote matters. Check out www.realcatholictv.com

  2. Doc G
    3 years ago

    'Blessed are you when people abuse you and persecute you and speak all kinds of calumny against you falsely on my account.
    Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven; this is how they persecuted the prophets before you.

  3. Manuel Pazmino
    3 years ago

    This is what happens when people follow there on thought, its freedom what they want? Let them follow there own design. The only thing we Catholics can do is pray God listens to our prayers, we need to trust Him that can do everything for us. Lord Jesus your children need you.. I pray, I ask, Blessed Mary, Mother of all, and nothing will happen to us. Because we are to be ready when we go to the Kingdon of God!!

  4. montymoose
    3 years ago

    According to what my Bible says, each and every action will be accountable to Our Lord God, good and evil.
    For those who have accepted the grace of Christ Jesus, have a relation with Him and have received reconciliation and forgiveness at the cross, we are forgiven and promised eternal life with God thru Christ Jesus's atonement of blood.
    In Ephesians 2: 8-9 and many other places in the Bible, God shows us that this free gift is by faith and faith alone. Good works follow as we say " thank you to God for the gift" not to show how good we are and try to gain acceptance by " works"
    HAVING SAID ALL THE ABOVE
    The judges will answer to God... Their decision may please " man" but like Joshua said.. Chose this day who you will serve>>>
    It is a shame that our country is becoming less and less Christ centered. It was founded on Judeo Christian principles, and we have fallen into letting the tail wag the dog!
    Where are those great people who will follow God at all costs?
    Who will stand for God?
    He doesnt need our help, He is all powerful, but the devil is sneaky and deceiving and will snare all who do not look to Christ.
    In Ephesians chapter 6 it tells we who believe :
    TO STAND against the wiles of the devil and when all else is done, dig in dig in and stand against the devil, the armor of the christian in chapter 6 is IN THE FRONT
    we are not to turn away, we will have no protection.
    Shame on you Judges of the ninth circuit.. YOUR JUDGE WILL BE CHRIST

  5. Dr. William
    3 years ago

    I wonder if this ruling will also apply to the over 300,000 buried at the Arlington Nation Cemetery and the over 120 National Cemeteries in 39 US states?

    And the bigger question is just "who is going to pay for the new headstones?"

    I think that this was a very poor ruling and one which should be overturned as the freedom of expression a soldier (living or dead) has to express their religious freedom.

    This is just another example of how "politically incorrect" judges are in not understanding the US Constitution in that USA citizens have the religious freedoms which the government can not take from them.

  6. Chris
    3 years ago

    The 9th Curcuit Court of Appeals has been overturned more than any other Court by the Supreme Court. They like to legislate from the Bench, and do their own thing. Are they going to order the crosses on the publically owned Arlington National Cemetary to be removed next!

  7. Carmen
    3 years ago

    Perhaps it's time the Catholic Church reciprocates by hiring some attorneys and sues the placement of thousands of menorahs on public property across the nation.

  8. vance
    3 years ago

    This is the 9th Circus Court in lockstep with the Anti-Christ Litigation Union (ACLU) against Christ. Liberal Establishment anyone?

  9. davide
    3 years ago

    This is insane..My home country is Italy never would such a thing happen there....crazy American court...dumb...shameful and disgusting.

  10. SKIN
    3 years ago

    They will remove a cross from a memorial and claim it unconstitutional, but they will leave the Georgia Guidestones in place.

    "(W)e cannot overlook the fact that the Cross is forty-three feet tall. It physically dominates the Memorial, towering over the secular symbols placed beneath it, and is so large and placed in such a prominent location that it can be seen from miles away."
    The same can be said of the Guidestones.
    (That Elbert Country funds the ongoing repair for by the way.)

    1. OVERALL HEIGHT - 19 FEET 3 INCHES [5.87 m].
    2. TOTAL WEIGHT - 237,746 POUNDS [107,840 kg].
    3. FOUR MAJOR STONES ARE 16 FEET,
    FOUR INCHES [4.98 m] HIGH, EACH WEIGHING
    AN AVERAGE OF 42,437 POUNDS [19,249 kg].
    4. CENTER STONE IS 16 FEET, FOUR-
    INCHES [4.98 m] HIGH, WEIGHS 20,957
    POUNDS [9,506 kg].
    5. CAPSTONE IS 9-FEET, 8-INCHES [2.95 m]
    LONG, 6-FEET, 6-INCHES [1.98 m] WIDE;
    1-FOOT, 7-INCHES [0.48 m] THICK. WEIGHS
    24,832 POUNDS [11,264 kg].
    6. SUPPORT STONES (BASES) 7-FEET,
    4 INCHES [2.24 m] LONG 2-FEET [0.61 m] WIDE.
    1 FOOT, 4-INCHES [0.41 m] THICK, EACH
    WEIGHING AN AVERAGE OF 4,875
    POUNDS [2,211 kg].
    7. SUPPORT STONE (BASE) 4-FEET,
    2½ INCHES [1.28 m] LONG, 2-FEET, 2-INCHES [0.66 m]
    WIDE, 1-FOOT, 7-INCHES [0.48 m] THICK.
    WEIGHT 2,707 POUNDS [1,228 kg].
    8. 951 CUBIC FEET [26.9 m³] GRANITE.
    9. GRANITE QUARRIED FROM PYRAMID
    QUARRIES LOCATED 3 MILES [5 km] WEST
    OF ELBERTON, GEORGIA.


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