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Brewster County Sheriff’s Office Will Remove Cross Decals with Lawsuit Settled

Brewster County has agreed to a settlement in the lawsuit filed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) against the county sheriff’s office over Sheriff Ronny Dodson allowing deputies to place Christian crosses on patrol cars. At a special meeting Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Filed Over Crosses on Cop Cars in Brewster County

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 22: Brewster County Commissioners passed vote to revise the employee handbook to ban “political, religious, commercial or personal” messages or symbols from county-owned property. This means that the crosses on patrol cars will be disallowed.  UPDATE: Friday March 4: The Sheriff’s … Continue reading

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Crosses on Cop Cars: District Attorney Asks For Opinion from Attorney General

Christmas is a time for friends, family, and sometimes…culture wars. There’s been a dust-up in Alpine over the appearance of crosses on Brewster County police vehicles. On Monday, the Texas Attorney General was formally asked to weigh-on on the matter. Rod Ponton, 83rd District Attorney and a resident … Continue reading

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