(RNS) — The appellate court ruled that the so-called Lemon test, which it noted has been ignored in some similar past cases, does not apply in the seal case.
(RNS) — The announcement noted that the Supreme Court’s June 20 decision 'reaffirmed the important role religion plays in the lives of many Americans and its consistency with Constitutional principles.'
WASHINGTON (RNS) — In a 7-2 decision, the high court determined that the Bladensburg Cross erected by the American Legion does not violate the Constitution’s establishment clause.
BLADENSBURG, Md. (RNS) — The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled that the monument had 'the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion.'