Lehigh County seal ruled unconstitutional by federal judge

LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. – Since 1944, emblems representing industries of cement and agriculture can be seen on Lehigh County’s seal.

But the image of a giant cross has crossed a federal line.

A Federal Judge in Easton recently ruled the symbol of Christianity makes the seal unconstitutional.

4 people from Lehigh County represented by the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation brought the suit to attention last year, saying the seal, displayed on county letterhead and inside county buildings, is an endorsement of religion and illegal under the constitution.

“The whole argument was faulty from the beginning,” said Sam Rohrer, head of the American Pastors Network. Continue reading and watch the video…

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