Victory on sacred site case
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FRIDAY, APRIL 19, 2002

A federal judge in Utah has upheld a National Park Service policy aimed at protecting the Rainbow Bridge, considered sacred by a number of tribes.

U.S. District Judge Bruce Jenkins said a park sign asking visitors not to walk under or near the bridge is lawful. He rejected claims by Mountain States Legal Foundation, a property rights group, that the policy promoted Native religions in violation of the U.S. Constitution.

Mountain States formerly employed Secretary of Interior Gale Norton.

Get the Story:
Judge: Park Signs Don't Promote Indian Beliefs (The Salt Lake Tribune 4/19)

Relevant Links:
Rainbow Bridge Case, Mountain States Legal Foundation -

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