INDIANAPOLIS — Lawyers who will argue in a federal court next week over an already-halted plan to erect a row of 31, 6-foot-tall crosses on public land along Evansville’s riverfront are marching into a no man’s land of constitutional law, where the boundary between free speech and state-sponsored religion becomes foggy.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Tuesday in the 8-month-old dispute between Westside Christian Church and two Evansville-area residents — one of whom objected for religious reasons, because she is Jewish — who wanted to stop the two-week display.
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