Supreme Court will look at whether a cross is promotion of religion or war memorial

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The Supreme Court justices, long divided on the role of religion, are set to decide whether a 40-foot Latin cross sitting at a busy intersection in Maryland is an unconstitutional official endorsement of Christianity or a…

  • David G. Savage
  • Los Angeles Times

It will be the first major religion case for Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, and the outcome could signal whether the court’s five conservatives are prepared to give small towns, counties and…

At issue is the 1st Amendment’s ban against “an establishment of religion.” The justices agree this means the government must be neutral toward religion and may not favor one faith. “The clearest command of the…

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