The American Humanist Association filed a lawsuit Tuesday to tear down the Bladensburg Peace Cross, a 40-foot-tall cross-shape World War I memorial in Bladensburg, Md.
They claim that the memorial violates the First Amendment, which prohibits the government from establishing a religion. The cross honors the memory of 49 Prince George’s County residents who died serving the country. Dedicated in 1925, the monument stands in a median at the busy intersection between Baltimore Avenue and Annapolis Road. It is lit every night.
Steve Lowe is one of the plaintiffs in the case, who claims he is “upset” every time he drives by the cross, which is usually about once a month.
If Mr. Lowe gets “upset” when he sees a cross on a World War I memorial, he can Bite Me.