Bladensburg Obituaries

Bladensburg Obituaries

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  • Thursday Nov 8 | via The Daily News-Record 

    Florence E. Richardson

    Florence Elizabeth Stokes Richardson, 98, a resident of Harrisonburg, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Crestwood. Mrs. Richardson was born Aug. 21, 1920, in Washington, D.C., and was the daughter of the late Malcolm Albert and Florence Olivia Clara Stokes.

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  • Saturday Nov 3 | via RedState 

    Supreme Court To Decide If Maryland's "Peace Cr...

    A Virginia federal appeals court has ruled that a cross-shaped monument, erected in 1925 to memorialize 49 local men who were killed in WWI, is in violation of the Constitution. The court concluded that this memorial "has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion."

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  • Friday Nov 2 | via USA Today 

    Supreme Court's latest church-state conundrum: Must ...

    The Supreme Court will decide if a 93-year-old World War I memorial must be removed from public land in Maryland because it's shaped like a cross. Supreme Court's latest church-state conundrum: Must a 'peace cross' memorial to World War I vets come down? The Supreme Court will decide if a 93-year-old World War I memorial must be removed from public land in Maryland because it's shaped like a cross.

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  • Oct 4, 2018 | via The Daily Caller 

    OPINION: The Dead Cannot Speak For Themselves. So We...

    It is said that the passage of time can heal all wounds - but when wounds heal, we still want to remember the important battles in which they were inflicted. So we build memorials and create ceremonies and traditions.

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