Federal judge rules against Christian cross on LA county seal

Symbol on top of mission building is apparently unconstitutional

The following comes from an April 7 Buzzfeed article by Claudia Koerner: Los Angeles County violated the California constitution when it added a Christian cross to the official seal in 2014, a federal judge has ruled, dismissing arguments that the change was to promote historical accuracy. The ruling means the county will have to go back to an older version of the seal … [Read more...]

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Where there’s a cross, there’s a lawsuit

Complaint targets continued use of "Christian symbol" in L.A. County seal

The following comes from an April 21 LA Times article by Matt Hamilton:  Lawyers for a group of religious leaders complained to a federal judge Tuesday that Los Angeles County continues to display an official seal that includes a Christian cross, violating a legal agreement reached in February 2014. Attorneys contended that officials had agreed to halt "further … [Read more...]

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