Architectural Necessity or Promotion of Christianity?

Have you seen the new Richmond County Sheriff Office‘s headquarters building at 400 Walton Way, Augusta, GA?

 Pattern of three crosses on side of building. Photo by Carol Taylor.
Pattern of three crosses on side of building. Photo by Carol Taylor.
 Cross-like pattern in red bricks in façade of building. Photo by Carol Taylor.
Cross-like pattern in red bricks in façade of building. Photo by Carol Taylor.

Are they architecturally necessary or desirable features or unconstitutional promotions of Christianity? Do you know anything about how these features came to be in a public building? Contact Americans United – CSRA Chapter to help answer this question.

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Planning for Barry Lynn Southern Tour

Barry Lynn, the director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, is coming to Augusta as part of a Southern Tour.

At 6pm, Saturday, January 26, Barry Lynn is scheduled to speak at the Unitarian Universalist
Congregation,
2701 Heyward Street (corner of Heyward
and Woodrow Streets in Shandon) in Columbia, South Carolina
. The title of the talk is “Three 800-Pound Gorillas Enter the Church-State Arena: And It’s
No Joke.”

 Members at Meeting
Members at Meeting