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Town stands up to atheist bullies, refuses to remove cross

Todd Starnes

It was way back in 1930 when the good people of Neosho, Missouri installed a giant, lighted cross in the Big Spring Park.

The cross, about 60-feet long, was the centerpiece of the town’s annual Easter sunrise services. And while the sunrise services ended many years ago, the cross remained.

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For the past 87 years, not a single person in the community complained about the emblem – until last May.

That’s when the town received a letter from an out-of-town group of atheists, agnostics and freethinkers. They demanded the cross be removed from public property.

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