This is so incredibly sad and encouraging at the same time. One thing I just can’t understand is why some people so adamantly hate Christianity that you have to protest a grieving mother’s attempt to honor the loss of her son, and their faith.
But I’m also encouraged by the support that people showed in exercising their right to “free exercise” and defying the hatred of this group. Good job guys.
A grieving California mom who, under pressure from an atheist group, went to the site where her son was killed to remove a memorial cross was met at the scene by a throng of supporters who planted crosses of their own.
“They said they have to take that one down,” Doug Johnson, a Riverside resident who traveled to the site with his daughter and six home-made crosses, told The Riverside Press-Enterprise. “But they didn’t say anything about putting another one up.”
AnnMarie Devaney agreed to remove a 5-foot cross she put up on the side of a road in Lake Elsinore to honor her 19-year-old son Anthony, who was struck by a car and killed two years ago, the paper reported. The American Humanist Association in Washington, D.C., caught wind of the cross and sent her a demand letter dated March…
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