Group Wants Supreme Court To Save CA War Memorial

Published February 9, 2012 9:45PM (EST)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Supporters of a war memorial cross on federal land in San Diego have rallied at the Mount Soledad site as they prepare to ask the Supreme Court to reverse a decision deeming it unconstitutional.

The gathering of 75 supporters Thursday also drew about three-dozen opponents who want the cross taken down.

The supporters told the opponents that the cross is not about religion but about honoring service members, and future generations should have the opportunity to experience the memorial.

Opponents reiterated that courts have determined the cross is unconstitutional.

By Salon Staff

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