BREAKING: World War I Memorial ORDERED By Federal Judge To Be TORN DOWN In This State

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Federal court rules World War I memorial cross must be torn down

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Known also as “Peace Cross.” The Snyder-Farmer Post of the American Legion of Hyattsville erected the forty foot cross of cement and marble to recall the forty-nine men of Prince George’s County who died in World War I. The cross was dedicated on July 13, 1925, by the American Legion.

A bronze tablet at the base of the monument contains the unforgettable words of Woodrow Wilson:

“The right is more precious than the peace; we shall fight for the things we have always carried nearest our hearts; to such a task we dedicate ourselves.”

At the base of the monument are the words, “Valor, Endurance, Courage, Devotion.” At its heart, the cross bears a great gold star.

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This cannot be allowed to be taken down, if ever there was a something good in this world worth saving, it is this.

This has gone on long enough and it is our legal system that keeps failing our history and allowing these clowns to strip down our heritage and memorials.  Now it is up to the people to take a stand and put a stop to this  horrific assault on our history and who we are as Americans.

No longer can we afford to sit silent, we gave diplomacy and the legal system the opportunity to protect our precious memorials.  They failed because the very system we relied on, is corrupted by Democrats and those who leach onto Hillary’s resistance movement.

HONOR THE FALLEN

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This is an extreme blow to our country’s heritage and it has been struck, this time taking aim at a public war memorial.

The memorial, which was erected to remember the 49 men of Bladensburg, MD who lost their lives during the World War I, has been ordered to come down after a lawsuit filed by the American Humanist Association. The reason? It is in the shape of a cross.

The AHA, according to the suit, alleges that the cross carries “an inherently religious message and creates the unmistakable appearance of honoring only Christian servicemen,” and it seems that the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agrees.

According to the Court, the cross represents a dangerous entanglement of church and state, because the cross is a “core symbol of Christianity,” and as such should not be represented on public ground.

“Today’s decision sets a dangerous precedent by completely ignoring history, and it threatens removal and destruction of veterans memorials across America,” said Hiram Sasser, an attorney fighting the removal on behalf of the American Legion.

“This memorial has stood in honor of local veterans for almost 100 years and is lawful under the First Amendment,” Michael Carvin, another lawyer for the American Legion, chimed in. “To remove it would be a tremendous dishonor to the local men who gave their lives during The Great War.”

The 40-foot tall cross, known as the Peace Cross, was erected in 1925 by the American Legion. It stood, unoffensive, until 2014 when the American Humanist Association decided to press their suit. The following year, the local U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland ruled to allow the cross to stay where it was. 

However, the AHA decided to push for an appeal, bringing the case before the Fourth Circuit Court last December. The three-judge panel heard the case, making their decision this week.

The American Legion, along with their partners in the group First Liberty, have vowed to continue the fight for the Bladensburg memorial, even promising to take it right up to the Supreme Court if necessary.

First Liberty Institute and the Jones Day law firm are representing the American Legion in their fight.

“This memorial has stood in honor of local veterans for almost 100 years and is lawful under the First Amendment,” Jones Day attorney Michael Carvin said. “To remove it would be a tremendous dishonor to the local men who gave their lives during The Great War.”

“Their determination is appropriately illustrated by President Woodrow Wilson’s words engraved at the memorial’s base: ‘The right is more precious than the peace; we shall fight for the things we have always carried nearest to our hearts; to such a task we dedicate ourselves,’” said Kelly Shackleford, President and CEO of the First Liberty Group.

(h/t Fox News)

AFF’s Huny Badger is a Veteran who served our country as an Army Combat Medic.

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