(Charisma) – An atheist group, the American Humanist Association, filed a lawsuit to have the Peace Cross in Bladensburg, Maryland, removed because, they claim, it violates the Constitution. This 40-foot cross, which was erected in 1925 to honor WWI soldiers, has never posed a problem until now—a reflection of the anti-Christian bias that has emerged in our culture. A Maryland judge agreed with the atheists, saying in her ruling that the presence of the cross, maintained by tax money,

“breaches the ‘wall of separation between Church and State.'” The suit has worked its way through the lower courts and is now headed for the Supreme Court. The phrase “wall of separation between church and state,” to which Judge Stephanie Thacker and others have alluded, is not found in the Constitution. The First Amendment merely says, “Congress shall make no law concerning the establishment of religion or hindering the free exercise thereof.” READ MORE