Legal group: Ruling could prompt more suits against highway crosses

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WASHINGTON (RNS) An appeals court ruling that said highway crosses erected to honor fallen Utah state troopers are unconstitutional could prompt additional challenges in other states, legal experts said. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday (Aug. 18) that the 12-foot crosses violate the Constitution’s Establishment Clause, which prohibits government endorsement of religion. […]

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