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?
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.
Every person in the USA that have paid into their taxes have already bought and paid for these public lands. The government doesn't own any of these lands the people do. And there for have no rights to take away what we have built to reminds all of us what we stand for in our liberties and freedoms. These brave souls that have fought for our country so that we could keep it free will remain. Anyone who rejects this can leave or look the other way. This is our history, our lands, our blood.
Nancy you are incorrect about what a majority has the right to on public lands. Moreover, you don't need a Christian cross to properly honor our very secular military. According to The Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, this religious symbol is a clear violation. Try to remember that not everyone in our military or who visits this public park is Christian. Soldiers swear an oath to protect the Constitution. The Constitution requires this religious symbol to be moved to private property.
Patrick, It's been there for how many years and you are just now bringing it up. Should have been around before it was put up and then had a say in it. So stick a sock in it and look the other way.
Funny how you speak of the first amendment, when clearly that is partly why were here, because you choose to take it away. Toll get a life. Try doing something good like building a life rather than destroying what others have built.
Nancy, control your emotions please.
Patrick Quinn shut your mouth you are a public nuisance you need to be taken out that cross does not hurt your feelings it represents real man they gave up their lives for your freedom to run your mouth best thing for you to do is to go out behind the shed stick a gun to your mouth and pull the trigger because you're worth nothing more than a piece of shit & goes for the rest of you who want it taken down as well.
@Joe Oliver, how diplomatic and civil of you. There is an interesting contradiction in "shut your mouth you are a public nuisance you need to be taken out" and "real man they gave up their lives for your freedom to run your mouth."
I fought for our freedom of religion and I will not idly stand by while others try to take this freedom away. First it was our freedom of religion, now it's the freedom of protecting ourselves and others from people are hell-bent on either killing me or my family and others trying to take all my (and others) rights away at all costs.
Time to get the gun back out that why the Nazis in this government want them
Godwin's Law is abused once again in an unnecessary non sequitur.
I would agree that the Germans of WWII but especially the political regime that was running Germany during this time were terrible. But I have not seen, read about, or heard about the atrocities they committed to make themselves look good in the eyes of their leader, then their own people and the eyes of the world happening around us as it was then (Of course our news it filtered by our news channels to keep us misinformed. History tells us that it was unlike anything prior to that time,...
I would agree that the Germans of WWII but especially the political regime that was running Germany during this time were terrible. But I have not seen, read about, or heard about the atrocities they committed to make themselves look good in the eyes of their leader, then their own people and the eyes of the world happening around us as it was then (Of course our news it filtered by our news channels to keep us misinformed. History tells us that it was unlike anything prior to that time, but since then it has popped it ugly head up time and time again. And on the whole that head has been cut down. If you think its bad now, continue to let Mr. Obama be president for more years and truly we could say of that mess, today -"You haven't seen anything yet?" and mean it.