There is seriously a foundation called freedom from religion and they go around bothering old monuments? I am sure there is something better to do with your time; get a life!
Then stop forcing your religion on others.
Shame on you for even thinking of removing this memorial. These men fought for our freedom and have been over looked for far to long.
What about teh non-Christians that fought? Isn't this memorial ignoring them?
Gays weren't allowed in yet, so there goes that argument. Yes Susan one signature will make a difference because it's followed by another one signature. As someone said don't forget this country was built on the backs of veterans.
What about the non-Christian veterans? Shouldn't they be included?
Chip God Away One Day At A Time
This is another disgrace. Call your members of Congress. Get involved...
Military Academy may drop the phrase SO HELP ME GOD
Not every American is Christian. I don't care if you worship your god, but don't force others to do so under the guise of patriotism. A non-Christian can serve our country as well as any.
Either love this country with all of it's religious memorials and our freedoms to express our love and appreciation for those who have fought for these freedoms or take the first plane to Afghanistan and join the other God haters!
So forget about the Constitution and kick out all the non-Christians?
I think it matters more that it honors the vets, not a particular religion. Freedom From Religion appear to be a kind of hate group from their actions. What do the VETS think about this memorial? Do THEY feels honored by it? I think that's ALL that matters.
Then remove the cross and replace it with one that doesn't favor Christianity. What's the problem with that? Do you think that non-Christian vets feel that this memorializes them?
I am a Vietnam Veteran, I fail to see what is so offensive to anyone weather there is a cross or a Star of David or any other form of honoring our war dead. I've lost many friends in this war (Vietnam War). Our country should not have put us in such danger, what about God's laws? "Thou shall not kill." Who is standing up for God's commandments? Our politicians send us off into a foreign country that most of us has never heard of. Putting young men and Women in harms way, forcing us to kill...
I am a Vietnam Veteran, I fail to see what is so offensive to anyone weather there is a cross or a Star of David or any other form of honoring our war dead. I've lost many friends in this war (Vietnam War). Our country should not have put us in such danger, what about God's laws? "Thou shall not kill." Who is standing up for God's commandments? Our politicians send us off into a foreign country that most of us has never heard of. Putting young men and Women in harms way, forcing us to kill or be killed. I have found the truth and I should not have even agreed to go to war for some thing that God's law clearly states that we should not do. Freedom of religion, what does this mean when what we are doing is clearly contrary to the teachings of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. America has stuck it's nose into the affairs of other countr too many times. We can not be the police force of the whole World. Jesus' teachings plainly states that we are to love our neighbor as ourselves Semper FI
This is crazy! Haven't our Nam Vets suffered enough????? Whoever started this craziness should get a class on what made this country so great! It was and is OUR Veterans!!!!!!
you got that right !! If not for them, people would not be free to protest or speak their mind. God Bless the Veterans !!!
Obama does not want crosss place any place, he told a christian college if he came to speak to cover any crosses. The person that spoke out about this was on tv.
AMEN Mr Murphy....................these people need to be able to spend 5 mins in a foxhole, surrounded by enemy fire doing the only thing they can as they watch their friends blown away right before their eyes................PRAYING TO THEIR GOD!!!! I am pro Christian and proud of it. If they don't like the cross then don't look. Better yet.............put in a cemetery for atheists ONLY!!!! I bet they won't hear a word from us. Our government is allowing them to take all our rights. It...
AMEN Mr Murphy....................these people need to be able to spend 5 mins in a foxhole, surrounded by enemy fire doing the only thing they can as they watch their friends blown away right before their eyes................PRAYING TO THEIR GOD!!!! I am pro Christian and proud of it. If they don't like the cross then don't look. Better yet.............put in a cemetery for atheists ONLY!!!! I bet they won't hear a word from us. Our government is allowing them to take all our rights. It should be made to where each has his own, therefore leave our cross where it has stood so long and where it belongs!!!! Obama will one day be on his knees, too.
i am a vet. i didn't serve in war time but my dad ww2 and brother venom, i dont know if i could have did what they did to keep this country safe and out of the hands of evil people so they deserve all the prase and dosnt it say on our curancy in God we trust.
Joyce Peterson Don't know where you get your information but this is a flat out lie. Obama is Christian, has no problem with a cross but the military has been stupid about using the words Jesus or God at veteran funerals. Obama has NOTHING to do with anti religion, any religion since our country is based on our own choice of religion or no religion. Bet ya heard it on faux!
Exactly. Couldn't agree more.
most of the freedom of religion members are gay and they are trying to get rid of religions so they can pass their gay marriage laws! they are basically retaliating!
What kind of country removes memorials to fallen soldiers. I don't give a crap what a few atheists think. It's time for majority rule. Stop catering to a couple nut jobs trying to destroy the values of this country.
Excuse me! I'm an athiest and I don't agree with your vet memorial being removed, so please stop saying this is about athiests!! It has nothing to do with that and contrary to what some people think, I know of several athiests that are great people that would give you the shirt off their back and die for you so quit with the disrespectful remarks please.
Cecelia Smith, all 72,000 thousands of the freedom agaisnt Religion members are Athiest, they are the ones causing this!!! you can't blame people for being upset!!!!
The US also doesn't recognize mob rule.
David Lohr, I so agree and I ask why is another group's wishes more important than the supporters of this monument, 'sides those flipping idiots couldn't speak their wishes if not for those who fought for their freedom including those fallen.
Your right Patrick. The US doesn't recognize mob rule so why would the US recognize anti Christian bullies like yourself and those of your kind.
And GET A LIFE!
How will your last resting place be marked. Or will your people just dig a hole and kick you in or maybe just take your remains to the garbage dump and run you over with a bulldozer.
Jean, please try to control your emotions. We are having a discussion. In addition, please review the Constitution before firing off misguided, knee-jerk responses.
Haven't our Vietnam Veteran's been unappreciated enough !
That's a great way of putting this sad situation.
Glenna, it was vets that filed this petition. You are assuming all vets want this religious display on public property. Being "unappreciated" and removing a constitutional violation from a public park are two unrelated events.
Mr Quinn should spend his time making his comments on one of the Non-Christian, non-Cross believing sites. Obviously they are not appreciated or shared on this "Save the Monument with the Cross" for OUR veterans. I would guarantee there are very MANY more vets believing and thanking GOD to this day and everything that Cross represents as opposed to those he referred to.