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Cross taken, Vets offended – Reward offered

Less than two weeks after being temporarily saved by a Supreme Court ruling, the cross standing at the Mojave Desert War Memorial has been stolen. Sometime late Sunday night, vandals destroyed, ripped down, and carried off the cross that had stood since 1934 as a memorial to fallen veterans of foreign wars. It had been under a court order to tear it down, but the Supreme Court recently saved it pending outcome of a decision from a lower court. Kelly Shackelford of Liberty Institute calls the vandalism “an incredible outrage.” “I mean it’s akin to desecrating people’s graves. It’s just a disgraceful attack …Read more […..]

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A.G. discusses changes to Miranda for terror suspects

WASHINGTON — During an appearance on the weekly television program ‘This Week’ on ABC TV, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he wants to work with Congress to make changes in the law as it relates to questioning people suspected of terrorist activities. The Obama administration “has been criticized for reading Miranda rights to the suspect in the Times Square bombing attempt and to the suspect in the Christmas Day attempt to blow up an airliner over Detroit,” according to a report by the Associated Press. That AP report went on to say that the “administration …Read more […..]

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