San Diego, Calif., Apr 3, 2009 (CNA).- Arguing that removing the memorial would cause ?real, irreparable harm? to war heroes and their families, the T…
For 35 years there was absolutely nothing on the grounds which even indicated that it was a veterans memorial. In fact, during that time, it was advertised only as the “Mt. Soledad Easter Cross” without so much as a dedication plague or American flag. Anyone who argues that the cross was intended by the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association to be a veterans memorial is being completely dishonest.
I don’t know anything about this issue except what was in the wikipedia article. That article agrees with you that during the first 35 years, the cross was identified as a religious memorial. Its identity as a veterans memorial seems to have begun in 1989.
Regardless of its origin, if its been a veterans memorial for the past 20 years why shouldn’t it be allowed to continue? :shrug: