A prominent professing atheist group is seeking the removal of a cross displayed at a public park in Texas as it asserts that the symbol violates the U.S. Constitution. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter earlier this year to the mayor of Spur, and then again in October, but did not receive a response to their demand. At issue

is a 12-foot cross erected in Swenson Park, which reportedly can be viewed when driving into town. “The government’s permanent display of a Latin cross on public land is unconstitutional,” the first letter read. “The display of this patently religious symbol on public property confers government endorsement of Christianity, a blatant violation of the Establishment Clause.” FULL REPORT