Mt. Soledad’s Mounting Controversy, Part II

Photo Credit: wcvarones.comThe prominent white cross on Mt. Soledad in La Jolla, CA has become a nationwide talking point and a controversial religious symbol. Click here if you would like to read Part I of our Mt. Soledad series, which covers its history through the 1900s.

This blog post will enlighten you on the more recent legal battles and what the Mt. Soledad Memorial Association plans on doing in an attempt to keep the cross in place. Continue reading

Mt. Soledad’s Mounting Controversy, Part I

Photo Credit: soledadmemorial.comThe 822-foot tall mountain known as Mount Soledad lies peacefully within La Jolla, CA. Atop the mountain rests a white concrete cross standing at 43 feet tall, last built in 1954. There have been two previous crosses in the same location, with the first being built in 1913. The cross became a topic of debate in the late 1980s Continue reading