For those of you who attended our Spring Partnership Banquet in April, you’ll remember our friend and keynote speaker, attorney Kelly Shackelford, president of Liberty Institute. He shared about the case of the Mohave Desert Cross and the battle to keep it in place. Shortly after he won the Supreme Court case on April 28, vandals tore down the cross. The National Park Service and the Department of Justice are refusing Liberty Institute’s request to replace the stolen memorial.
The Mojave Desert Veterans Memorial “evokes thousands of small crosses in foreign fields marking the graves of Americans who fell in battles, battles whose tragedies are compounded if the fallen are forgotten” (Justice Kennedy, in the Supreme Court’s lead opinion).
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