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Atheists demand removal of Utah highway crosses commemorating fallen Highway Patrol troopers



 
 
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Old December 10th 05, 07:29 PM posted to alt.fan.rush-limbaugh,rec.autos.driving,misc.transport.road,talk.politics.misc
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Default Atheists demand removal of Utah highway crosses commemorating fallen Highway Patrol troopers


"Captain Compassion" > wrote in message
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> On Fri, 9 Dec 2005 23:44:29 -0600, "Ronnie Dobbs"
> > wrote:
>
> >DTJ wrote:
> >> On Thu, 8 Dec 2005 19:05:38 -0500, "Sancho Panza"
> >> > wrote:
> >>
> >>>
> >>>"DTJ" > wrote in message
> ...
> >>>> On Thu, 08 Dec 2005 10:18:11 -0500, David Long >
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> >On Fri, 02 Dec 2005 10:45:13 -0800, Captain Compassion
> >>>> > wrote:
> >>>> >
> >>>> >>Shall we remove the Crosses at Arlington National Cemetery?
> >>>> >
> >>>> >No, because the cross isn't the only religious symbol there. I've
> >>>> >seen headstones with the Star of David on them.
> >>>> >
> >>>> >If you allow one, you have to allow them all. If you show

favoritism,
> >>>> >that's where the line is crossed.
> >>>>
> >>>> I agree there, but you want only Christian "symbols" removed, even
> >>>> though a cross is not a Christian symbol.
> >>>
> >>>Gee, that's funny. Go tell that to all the Christian churches that use
> >>>it.
> >>
> >> I eat, so do you, that does not mean either one of us invented food.
> >> Christians did not invent the cross.

> >
> >Bill Clinton didn't play quarterback for the Suns, so therefore the Cross
> >isn't a xian symbol. That's about how silly that statement you just

posted
> >sounds. Actually, mine sounds more plausible.

>
> The Romans used it way before they used it on Christ.


Thanks for the history. Much of the educated world already knew that. That
was not the question at hand. The statement was "a cross is not a Christian
symbol." That is ridiculous. Any discussion about origins is tangential.



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