Is it “Freedom of religion” or “Freedom from religion”?
A San Diego war memorial cross built in 1954 to honor US service men and women is under order from a federal judge to be torn down within 90 days for being on public property according to the LA Times.
The Second Amendment states:
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
A non-Christian war veterans group and the ACLU have argued that having the cross on public property is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion.
Opponents argue that this is a purge of religious freedom and freedom of religious expression.
The Supreme Court has not yet accepted this case.