Atheists Sue to Keep Cross Out of 9/11 Memorial


Do you remember the cross that was formed from steel beams in the wreckage of the World Trade Center? I’m sure it brought a bit of comfort to people in the aftermath of that dark dark day. The cross was moved to the 9/11 Memorial Center on Saturday, and right on schedule, some atheists filed a law suit.

CNN reported:

A group of atheists has filed a lawsuit to stop the display of the World Trade Center cross at a memorial of the 9/11 terror attacks.

The “government enshrinement of the cross was an impermissible mingling of church and state,” the American Atheists say in a press statement.

The group says it filed the lawsuit this week in state court in New York and posted a copy of the lawsuit on its website.

The lawsuit names many defendants, including the state of New Jersey, the city of New York , New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

The World Trade Center cross, two intersecting steel beams that held up when the twin towers collapsed on September 11, 2001, is seen as iconic to some. …

Via Fox Nation, via Maggie’s Notebook