Mojave Desert Cross, Focus Of Long Legal Battle, Is Stolen

An 8-foot-tall cross that stood as a war memorial in Mojave National Preserve and which prompted a U.S. Supreme Court dispute was reported stolen Monday morning.

RELATED ARTICLES
  • One flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • Court Rules Warrants Are Needed to Draw Blood in Drunken-Driving Cases
    The fact that alcohol dissipates from the bloodstream over time does not by itself allow the police to take blood over objections, the Supreme Court ruled. More
  • High court signals skepticism on patenting genes
    In a Supreme Court test of whether a company can be granted a patent on the genes in the human body, a majority of the justices indicated during Monday's oral arguments that the court is likely to rule that a human gene can’t be patented. More
  • Supreme Court passes on gun rights case
    The United States Supreme Court has declined to take up the hottest question about gun rights now dividing the nation's courts: is there a constitutional right to carry a gun outside the home? The justices today passed up a challenge brought by five residents of New York's Westchester County to a state law that forbids carrying a gun unless a person desiring to do so can show "proper cause" -- some special need for protection that goes beyond a general desire for self-defense. More
  • Who wins, who loses if Defense of Marriage Act dies
    The federal Defense of Marriage Act may be history in a matter of months, but same-sex couples won't be the financial winners, and the U.S. Treasury won't be the loser. Those are but some of the unexpected consequences that could emerge if the Supreme Court overturns the 1996 law, which appeared likely — though far from assured — following Wednesday's oral arguments. More
BING NEWS:
  • Victory for threatened Mojave cross memorial
    The memorial was restored and reopened after a years-long battle ... been the focus of intense legal battles, vandals, and even thieves in recent years. It was in 2001 when an atheist left the highway and crossed miles of desert to see the cross and ...
    11/15/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Mojave Cross found in Half Moon Bay
    The famous Mojave Cross - stolen two years ago from its perch in the Mojave Desert not long after the U.S. Supreme Court ... It ultimately became the focus of a legal battle before the U.S. Supreme Court. It had been covered up with boards after lower ...
    11/5/2012 - 8:02 am | View Link
  • Atheist Groups Condemn Stealing of Mojave Cross
    An alliance of atheist groups this week denounced the stealing of the Mojave Desert cross that is at the center of a nearly decade-long court battle ... "Let's drop the cultural battle around this memorial and restore the focus on the soldiers that ...
    05/15/2010 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, is stolen
    Less than two weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the controversial 7-foot-high Mojave Desert ... despite the legal arguments, the heist prompted outrage and condemnation on both sides of the debate. "However you feel about the cross, this was ...
    05/11/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Mojave Desert Memorial Cross
    Mojave Desert Memorial Cross ... Mojave Desert Veterans Memorial Cross atop Sunrise Rock ... led to the legal battle over the memorial cross that eventually ...
    05/19/2017 - 2:41 am | View Website
  • Re: Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, is ...
    Google Groups. Re: Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, is stolen. ... > > > > > > > > > Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, ...
    05/17/2017 - 12:21 am | View Website
  • U.S. Justice Department joins probe into stolen Mojave ...
    U.S. Justice Department joins probe into stolen ... high cross that stood as a war memorial in Mojave ... Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, ...
    05/7/2017 - 10:30 pm | View Website
  • HOW SALAZAR V. BUONO SYNTHESIZES THE SUPREME COURT’S ...
    COURT’S ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE PRECEDENT INTO A ... Mojave Desert Cross, Focus of Long Legal Battle, is Stolen, ... Mojave Cross Can Stay on Display in Calif., ...
    05/1/2017 - 7:59 pm | View Website
  • Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, is stolen ...
    Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, is stolen Showing 1-18 of 18 messages. ... > > Mojave Desert cross, focus of long legal battle, is stolen
    05/1/2017 - 3:39 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More U.s. News