Philip Kevin Paulson (1947 – October 25, 2006) was a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War who, as an atheist, was the lead plaintiff in a series of lawsuits to remove a Christian cross from a prominent summit in the city of San Diego. He spent seventeen years, starting with a pro se action against the city, then as lead plaintiff, in multiple successful federal court challenges to remove the 43-foot (13 m) high cross from this government owned land. Although removal was favored by successive court rulings, various tactics, including referendums, appeals and finally removing the underlying land to federal ownership prevented removing the cross. On June 25, 2012, The Supreme Court, by denying certiorari, affirmed an appeals court decision that determined that the cross of Mount Soleda

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  • Philip Kevin Paulson (1947 - 25 de octubre de 2006) fue un veterano de combate del Ejército de los Estados Unidos en la guerra de Vietnam, ateo y principal demandante en una serie de juicios para retirar una cruz cristiana de una cumbre importante (el Mount Soledad) en la ciudad de San Diego. Los juicios duraron 17 años comenzando con un proceso contra el ayuntamiento de la ciudad y más tarde como querellante en varios juicios con éxito en la corte federal para quitar una cruz de 13 metros de altura de un espacio público perteneciente al gobierno. (es)
  • Philip Kevin Paulson (1947 – October 25, 2006) was a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War who, as an atheist, was the lead plaintiff in a series of lawsuits to remove a Christian cross from a prominent summit in the city of San Diego. He spent seventeen years, starting with a pro se action against the city, then as lead plaintiff, in multiple successful federal court challenges to remove the 43-foot (13 m) high cross from this government owned land. Although removal was favored by successive court rulings, various tactics, including referendums, appeals and finally removing the underlying land to federal ownership prevented removing the cross. On June 25, 2012, The Supreme Court, by denying certiorari, affirmed an appeals court decision that determined that the cross of Mount Soledad was unconstitutional. (en)
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  • Philip Kevin Paulson (1947 - 25 de octubre de 2006) fue un veterano de combate del Ejército de los Estados Unidos en la guerra de Vietnam, ateo y principal demandante en una serie de juicios para retirar una cruz cristiana de una cumbre importante (el Mount Soledad) en la ciudad de San Diego. Los juicios duraron 17 años comenzando con un proceso contra el ayuntamiento de la ciudad y más tarde como querellante en varios juicios con éxito en la corte federal para quitar una cruz de 13 metros de altura de un espacio público perteneciente al gobierno. (es)
  • Philip Kevin Paulson (1947 – October 25, 2006) was a U.S. Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War who, as an atheist, was the lead plaintiff in a series of lawsuits to remove a Christian cross from a prominent summit in the city of San Diego. He spent seventeen years, starting with a pro se action against the city, then as lead plaintiff, in multiple successful federal court challenges to remove the 43-foot (13 m) high cross from this government owned land. Although removal was favored by successive court rulings, various tactics, including referendums, appeals and finally removing the underlying land to federal ownership prevented removing the cross. On June 25, 2012, The Supreme Court, by denying certiorari, affirmed an appeals court decision that determined that the cross of Mount Soleda (en)
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