July 02, 2019

Julio Bermudez, professor, architecture and planning, and Travis Price, adjunct professor, architecture and planning published commentary in Washington Examiner about the Supreme Court's decision on the Bladensburg Peace Cross and religious symbols in the U.S.

...Not being lawyers, but rather architects with particular focus on forms of constructed space that give comfort to the soul, our interest in the Peace Cross case has never been the legal standards of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment — which prohibits government from “establishing” a religion — but rather the question of whether the court would respect the historical intentions of the Bladensburg community to honor its war dead in a once-common tradition or instead set them aside in favor of the broader “cultural evolution” of more modern generations...

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