The Bladensburg Peace Cross, constructed in 1925, sits in a busy roundabout six miles from the Supreme Court – and has become the latest symbol in the struggle between religious and secular society. Originally built on private lands with private funds, the site is now public land and is maintained with taxpayer dollars. The Court heard oral arguments this week in a case that could impact the future of religious freedom in the United States. To explain the history of the cross and the developments in the court battle, State of Belief host Rev. Welton Gaddy will speak with attorney and activist Rabbi Jay Michaelson.
Hear the full March 2, 2019 State of Belief Radio program here.