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Atheist Group Demands Removal of Roadside Cross Memorializing Mother Who Died in Car Crash

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(Worthy News) - An atheist activist group is demanding that the city of Salem, Oregon, remove a roadside cross that was purportedly erected to remember the life of a mother who was killed in a tragic car crash years ago, arguing that the symbol’s presence on public land is unconstitutional.

This is reportedly the first time that the cross, which is about four feet tall and has reportedly been near a local road for more than a decade, has received any complaints, KATU-TV reported.

“We had a woman killed there in an accident 10 or 12 years ago,” Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett told the outlet. “Her children wanted to put up a memorial to her, did and have maintained it ever since.” [ Source:CBN News (Read More...) ]

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8 thoughts on “Atheist Group Demands Removal of Roadside Cross Memorializing Mother Who Died in Car Crash

  1. Fear brings bondage. Atheists fear they may be wrong so want all reminders removed. It's the old ostrich sticking its head in the sand sinerio. Sad for them when they pull their heads out of the sand at death and face a living God who will reject them as they rejected Him.

  2. If they are true atheist, why should they be disturbed by what to them does not exist? They have no mercy for the grieving family? No wonder the Bible clear states;

    Ps. 14:1
    New Living Translation
    For the choir director: A psalm of David. Only fools say in their hearts, "There is no God." They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!

    Psalm 53:1 (NLT) Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!

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