High court’s cross case could affect monuments nationally

High court’s cross case could affect monuments nationally

Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, speaks near the 40-foot Maryland Peace Cross dedicated to World War I soldiers in Bladensburg, Md.

High court’s cross case could affect monuments nationally

Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, speaks near the 40-foot Maryland Peace Cross dedicated to World War I soldiers in Bladensburg, Md.

High court’s cross case could affect monuments nationally

Visitors walk around the 40-foot Maryland Peace Cross dedicated to World War I soldiers in Bladensburg, Md.

High court’s cross case could affect monuments nationally

A cross, erected in memory of Fray Juan de Padilla, stands along U.S. Highway 56 near Lyons, Kan. The cross was a gift to the state of Kansas by the Knights of Columbus in 1950.