Officials at a city in Missouri have decided to refuse a prominent professing atheist organization’s request to remove a cross display from a public park.  The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter earlier this month to the mayor of the city of Neosho, stating that it had been informed by a complainant that a cross figure lies on

the side of a hill in Big Spring Park. It asserted that the figure violates the U.S. Constitution because its public location sends the message that the government endorses Christiantity. “The government’s permanent display of a Latin cross on public land is unconstitutional,” the correspondence asserted. “The display of this patently religious symbol on public property confers government endorsement of Christianity, a blatant violation of the Establishment Clause.”  READ MORE