« BACK  |  PRINT

RS

MEMBER DIARY

Camp Pendleton Marine Memorial Crosses Should Stay

Members of the United
States Marine Corps put their lives on the line daily in the Middle East,
they should not have to fight here at home as well. A beautiful memorial erected
by Marines is under attack at Camp Pendleton in California, according to Fox News.

A set of two 13-foot crosses were lovingly carried by
through rocky and steep terrain to reach a remote area of the camp to honor
their fallen brethren. The memorial site was erected in 2003 without
controversy, but due to recent complaints the Military Association of Atheists and
Freethinkers (MAAF)the crosses may have to be moved to private land.

Groups like the MAAF and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
thrive on drama and imposing their will on others. Camp Pendleton recruits were
not forced to worship at the memorial display, so the separation of church and
state argument does not apply.

Continue Reading

Get Alerts