[Buddha-l] Buddhist stupa to be moved from NM Petroglyph Park
stroble at hawaii.edu
Tue Sep 25 15:19:20 MDT 2012
On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Richard P. Hayes <rhayes at unm.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-09-24 at 17:31 -0600, I wrote:
> > ALBUQUERQUE (AP) ― A Buddhist stupa has been order removed from New
> > Mexico's Petroglyph National Monument.
> > The National Park Service said Monday that park service will remove
> > the religious item from the park this week after getting an opinion
> > from the Department of Interior's solicitor general. The solicitor
> > general ruled last month that keeping the Buddhist stupa violates the
> > Constitution on established religion.
> Needless to say, I was delighted by this decision. A Buddhist stupa has
> no place in a national monument or on any other federal lands.
We would expect nothing else from the author of "Land of No Buddha".
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