MOJAVE NATIONAL PRESERVE, Calif. --
A nonprofit group filed a motion in federal court Tuesday on behalf of the Veterans of Foreign Wars asking to intervene in the decade-old legal battle over a cross in the Mojave Desert.The fight continues over whether a cross erected in San Bernardino County is an unconstitutional religious symbol on public land.
The latest dispute challenges a congressional move to make land under the cross private by trading it to the VFW.
The motion is expected to be heard in October.
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