Appeals Court Allows September 11 Steel Cross Display
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected a lawsuit by an atheist group that wanted to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the World Trade Center's wreckage.
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday sided with a federal judge's ruling last year that the decision to include the beam in the National September 11 Memorial & Museum did not advance religion impermissibly.
American Atheists had sued the museum's operators in 2011 on constitutional grounds.
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